Reverend Becca Stevens is an Episcopal priest serving as Chaplain at St Augustine's at Vanderbilt University, and founder of Magdalene & Thistle Farms, a community and social enterprise that stands with women recovering from violence, prostitution, addiction and life on the streets. Stevens is the author of eight books and has been featured on CNN, NPR, and other national media. In 2011 Stevens was named by the White House as one of 15 'Champions of Change.' She was named the 2011 'Social Entrepreneur of the Year' in Nashville, TN and has received awards from the Frist Foundation and the Academy of Women of Achievement. To date, she has raised more than $13 million for the organizations she supports. Stevens lives in Nashville with her husband, Grammy-winning songwriter Marcus Hummon, and their three sons.
Stevens has been on CNN News, NPR's 'All Things Considered,' the Christian Science Monitor, CNN Headline News with Nancy Grace, PBS Religion and Ethics, Christian Century, Christianity Today, the Washington Times, Huffington Post, Publishers Weekly, The Daily Beast, The Tennessean, InFocus Magazine, Homecoming Magazine, Chapter 16, and Today's Christian Woman.