Founder & Director
As a survivor of childhood sexual abuse, domestic violence, and rape, Sophie was inspired by her transformative healing experience with Biscuit, her 3-year-old Great Dane German Shepherd mix that she adopted from the shelter. Sophie graduated with a philosophy degree from the University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill and is currently receiving her MPA in Environmental Science and Policy from Columbia University.
Emelen is a communications consultant focused in the field of education. She believes that we can bring change to the issues that plague our community through open conversation and awareness of lived experiences. As a survivor of sexual assault, Emelen hopes to make available the resources and healing techniques that helped her claim feelings of safety and peace.
Hollyn is a senior at the George Washington University. Originally from New England, she is working to finish her BA in International Affairs and begin her Masters in Environmental Governance. She is passionate about protecting indigenous communities and native animals abroad. She is excited to connect survivors to their future, faithful, forever animal companions.