162: Jenny McGee Explains the Starfish Business Model for Serving Survivors

Jenny McGee from Starfish Projects shares about why it’s so important to build sustainable businesses and teach women high-level job skills. She explains how Starfish Projects exists to help women experience freedom, establish independence, and develop careers.

Key Points

  • Sometimes it can take years to get a person to join the program.
  • Many of the girls in brothels have been tricked by family members and relatives.
  • A key to success is to surround yourself by experts in different areas.
  • Many fair trade jewelry companies provide jobs through handcrafting their products but the jewelry tends not to last long.

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Sandie Morgan

Sandie Morgan, PhD, RN is recognized globally for her expertise in combatting human trafficking and working to end violence against women. As Director of Vanguard University’s Global Center for Women & Justice (GCWJ), she oversees the Women’s Studies Minor as well as teaching Family Violence and Human Trafficking.
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