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The Road to Innovation Podcast, Episode 15: Genesis Women’s Shelter Helping Women Overcome

The CEO of Genesis Women’s Shelter joins us on this episode of The Road to Innovation. Jan Langbein explains why it's more crucial to get victims of domestic violence the help they need, especially during the COVID-19 pandemic. Jan Langbein shares the importance of learning the signs of Domestic Violence, and calls us all to speak up and say something when something doesn’t seem right.

Here are resources to help get involved with Genesis Women’s Shelter & and learn the signs of domestic violence:

The Genesis Hub:

This page is your one-stop shop for all agency information regarding the coronavirus, including ways you can help, current updates and the latest updates.

How to Help a Friend:

This page gives five simple tips on what to do if someone you know may be experiencing domestic violence. It also shares some warning signs to watch out for.

Different Types of Abuse:

This page talks about the different types of abuse and shares relevant statistics.

About Genesis Women’s Shelter: 

"We are looking to create a societal shift on how people think about domestic violence. In order for that to happen we need everyone to share the same message that there is help and there is hope.

It will take all facets of society going in the same direction to invoke a real change. For every woman in an abusive situation, there is help and there is hope. Any woman, any age, any race, any religion, anywhere can be affected. But it does not define who they are.

If we truly want to end domestic violence, we need to see these women for who they are - our mothers, daughters, sisters, friends and colleagues. Domestic violence can affect anyone, regardless of age, ethnicity or socioeconomic class. We will not stop until all women and children are safe in their own homes.

Genesis Women’s Shelter was founded with a goal to not just help women, but to completely eradicate domestic violence. We have formulated our services to address the issue holistically and give each woman the same message: there is help and there is hope."

To learn more, please visit:

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