May is Teen Pregnancy Awareness Month. What can you do?

According to the National Campaign to Prevent Teen and Unplanned Pregnancy, nearly 3 in 10 girls will become pregnant before the age of 20. In 2012, 305,388 teens (ages 15-19) gave birth. Meanwhile, about 18% of women obtaining abortions are teenagers (i.e. about 200,000). Due to these high numbers, many people are rightly concerned about the need for education and resources for these young women. How do we prevent teen pregnancy from happening in the first place? How do we teach ... Read more

Poverty Alleviation

  In October 2013, I had the privilege of attending Opportunity Collaboration, an annual summit event in Mexico that deals with a subject that is very close to my heart.  The summit gathered together amazing people: thought leaders, corporate innovators, academicians and NGO’s to deal with the paramount challenges of the 21st Century all focused on three pressing dimensions of poverty alleviation and sustainability:  food, water and human care. Clearly these are critical to the future of humanity. Right now, about one in ... Read more

Are you facing an unplanned pregnancy?

Are you sitting here right now thinking, “Oh My God, what do I do?” I know you may be in shock, feeling scared, confused, angry, and alone. What are my parents going to say?  What will my boyfriend say?  No one can know. You are going to be okay.  And your baby is going to be okay.  BOTH of you are LOVED by God and He has a purpose for BOTH of you. Don’t go anywhere.  Please listen to my story.  It wasn’t that long ... Read more