Amy N. Elmore is a
successful 10-year International Cover Model;
author and mental health advocate who helps women find their voice so that they can be free from self- destructive behaviors. Elmore lived a life that many only dream of; she experienced all of the
glamour, fame, and financial freedom that comes with being a celebrity. She seemed to have it all until she had a psychotic break that led her to
depression, suicide attempt and a diagnosis of bi-polar disorder.
She shares her years of struggle and how she reclaimed her life--and found recovery--by discovering her voice.
what: Women's Involvement in Politics
who: Dr. Nancy L. Cohen
Dr. Nancy L. Cohen is a
historian and leading national expert on women and American politics. She is the author of four books, most recently
Breakthrough. Dr. Cohen continues to crisscross America to discuss the historic implications of our most recent presidential election and the
future of women's involvement in and reshaping of American politics.
what: Criminal Justice Reform
who: Judge Ginger Lerner-Wren
pioneering innovation in human rights for persons with mental illness in the criminal justice system, Judge Lerner-Wren is the innovator for America's first "smart court" started in 1997.
Judge Lerner-Wren speaks internationally on a wide range of topics including: mental health and criminal justice, Therapeutic Jurisprudence and Human Rights, Court Innovation and Problem Solving Justice Strategies. New book releasing February 2018.
Award of Excellence
Victims' Advocate, Governor Appointed
who: Jennifer Storm
Jennifer Storm was appointed
Victim Advocate of the Commonwealth of Pennsylvania in 2013 by the Governor and was unanimously confirmed by the senate. She is charged with
ensuring all crime victims' rights and interests are protected at the state level. She oversees a program that assists over 40,000 crime victims annually with their post-sentencing rights. She is legally required to actively advocate for victims' rights before the Department of Corrections and the Board of Probation and Parole. Ms. Storm has increased victim registration by 30% in her first three years in office, increased staffing by six full-time positions and manages a budget of three million dollars.
From victim to survivor Jennifer Storm exemplifies
the Gail Burns-Smith Excellence in Victim Services Award that she won in 2012 as she is a tireless advocate for crime victims; having spent the last decade as a voice for victims by lobbing for expansive laws, representing the view of victimization in the media and providing direct services to thousands of victims.
Jennifer Storm at
TEDx Muncy State Prison
what: Achieve the Unattainable
who: Dr. Edith Eger
Dr. Eger is a sought-after clinical psychologist & lecturer,
helping individuals discard their limitations, discover their powers of self-renewal, & achieve things they previous thought unattainable. As a Holocaust survivor Dr. Eger uses her horrific beginnings to inspire people to tap their full potential & shape their very best destinies. It's
a message of healing & personal growth, a message of freedom from self-imposed limitations, and a message that helps people build character and deal effectively with life's events.