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“the Amish Entrepreneur Show with Torah Bontrager” is a weekly seasonal podcast on re-branding the Amish and establishing a new generation of Amish leaders so we can get heard and add our contribution to the world.  The way we explore and execute on this is by bringing on to the show leaders in all areas of industry who can advise us on how to evolve, specifically through the vehicles of entrepreneurship and academia.  
 
The theme of last season, the pilot run, was turning tragedies into triumphs.  This season's theme is branding and education.  
 
What everyone on this show has in common is a story of trauma, hardship, or other challenges.  And last but not least, the underlying silent goal is to collect 1,111 stories of trauma, specifically sexual assault.  I believe that that number of voices speaking out is all that is needed to permanently drastically reduce the rate of sexual assault worldwide.

May 1, 2017

Jeselle Hadley-Bacon is a chef, clean foods advocate and sexual abuse survivor.  This final installment ends on a remarkably positive note.  Despite the terrible atrocities and darkness of her childhood and young adult years (recounted in the prior episodes), Jeselle found love and is now guided by a philosophy that’s...


May 1, 2017

Erika W. is a weight and wellness coach and a very recent sexual abuse survivor.  This is Erika’s commentary on her first recorded conversation with Torah.  They both have some very important feedback on the post-assault process that is very helpful and educational for viewers, survivors and supporters of survivors. ...