Becca Stevens

Becca Stevens

President & Founder of Thistle farms
Nashville, USA
Mini Bio

Becca Stevens is an Episcopal priest, a speaker, justice advocate, and the founder and president of Thistle Farms. In 1997, Becca opened one recovery home for five women survivors from the streets to offer them free housing in a loving community for healing. Over twenty years later, Becca’s work has helped grow Thistle Farms from its Nashville base to a national network of sister organizations and global partners. Becca has been named a White House Champion of Change, a CNN Hero, and holds numerous honorary doctorates and she has been featured on The Today Show, ABC World News, NPR and in the New York Times and has founded eight social enterprises to date. Becca’s active speaking helps grow the community of friends and advocates for Thistle Farms worldwide. Becca has written 10 books, her most recent, Love Heals, was published by Harper Collins.

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Thistle Farms Founder: Make Self-care A Priority
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Biz Journals - May 30, 2019
Thistle Farms Founder: Make Self-care A Priority

One in five adults has a mental health condition, according to Mental Health America. That is a startling statistic that calls me to be aware that there are people I work with — and friends I hang out with — who are working hard to stay peaceful and present.

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