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Ep99 Torah Bontrager – An Amish Girl In Manhattan

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MEET TORAH BONTRAGER Torah Bontrager (BON-tray-grrrr), raised Amish, grew up with no electricity and cars, and speaks English as a second language. She literally escaped in the middle of the night at age 15, with only what she could carry: the clothes on her back and $170 in her pocket. She’s the author of An…

Ep98 Bekah Hawrot Weigel – A Mom’s Journey from Highschool Teacher to Coder

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MEET BEKAH HAWROT WEIGEL After teaching in the humanities for ten years at the college level, Bekah’s life was hit with an unexpected trauma. While dealing with PTSD and recovery, Bekah was encouraged by her husband, a developer and live-streamer for Freecodecamp, to learn to code. She found that coding helped her manage her PTSD,…

Ep93 Masha Malka – Ballroom Dancer, Best Selling Author, and Executive Coach

Masha Malka

Masha Malka has defied the odds throughout her life. Leaving the only life, and country, she had known, Masha Malka’s life turned upside down when her family fled the Soviet Union. Overcoming the struggles of being a refugee at 17 years old, living below the poverty line, wondering where her next meal would come from…

Ep90 Joe Ferraro- Teacher, Podcast Host, and Speaker

Joe Ferraro

Joe Ferraro is currently in his 19th year as an educator, teaching English 12, Public Speaking, and Creative Writing. In addition to his work in the classroom, he is the creator and host of the personal growth podcast One Percent Better. His mission is to help people leverage small changes in mindset, language, and behavior…

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