Business with Purpose
About This Show
Business with Purpose takes you “behind the scenes” with some of the world’s most generous entrepreneurs with host Molly Stillman of "still being molly." From the CEOs of mission-driven brands, to directors of small, community non-profits, and everything in between, Molly is sitting down with men and women who believe in changing the world through not only their personal lives, but also their professional careers. We believe that every person was created with a purpose, for a purpose and this podcast gives inspiration for how we can all make an impact by supporting businesses with purpose.
Most Recent Episode
EP. 24 – Let’s Talk About Human Trafficking with Abbi Tenaglia of Transforming Hope Ministries
4 days ago
On this episode of the Business with Purpose podcast, I am sitting down with one of my nearest and dearest friends, Abbi Tenaglia, founder and director of Transforming Hope Ministries – an anti-human trafficking organization located right here in the central North Carolina area. Thursday, February 23rd is “End it Day” or the day to “Shine a Light on Slavery” – and I thought it would be fitting to sit down with Abbi and just have a serious, real discussion about human trafficking today. I hope you are challenged, convicted, and empowered after hearing my conversation with Abbi!
About Abbi Tenaglia:
Abbi’s story begins in a small, suburban town in northern Indiana surrounded by strong family, community, and religious connections. Unfortunately, her desire to experience life outside of her family’s protection led her down a dark road beginning with a fairly unknown online connection taking her 700 miles away from home and ending in a sexually exploitative situation. This resulted in over 10 years of pain, addiction, abuse, and an ultimate desire to end her life, while also managing broken family ties, homelessness, financial instability, and being a single mother to her daughter, Emma.
However, in June 2009, by God’s grace and His constant pursuit, Abbi ended up in a local church in Durham, NC. Little did she know that God would use the community of newhope church to draw her heart to Him so that she could see who her Savior truly was and accept His freedom, saving her life and the life of her then 3 year old daughter.
Shortly after, Abbi heard Christine Caine speak about the global state of human trafficking and knew immediately what her calling from Christ was for her life. She founded Transforming Hope in November, 2010 and has committed her life to ending injustice of all forms and empowering others to embrace th