Emily Jacob is the founder of ReConnected Life, which provides coaching, and community, for survivors of rape. A survivor herself, Emily is using her skills, knowledge and experience to help women move forward from living a half-life, one day at a time, and guiding them to their ReConnected Life. She is the author of Desperately Hopeful, a collection of blogs from her years of recovery, and is editing a collection of stories from the survivors in the ReConnected Life Community on their experiences of reporting (or not) to the police: ‘To Report or Not To Report: Survivor Testimony of the (In)Justice System’ will be published in the Spring of 2018. Emily is a fierce advocate of survivors and is using her voice to break the silence on issues relating to both recovery and societal attitudes & myths.
Emily will be involved in the following FiLiA session:
Living Life After Sexual Violence (Sunday Afternoon)