Triumph Over Trauma
Find support on your journey to recovery!
Gain inspiration and guidance from these remarkable speakers from across the globe as they share their personal journeys on surviving sexual violence, incest, and rape
Learn tools and coping techniques from support groups and individuals
Receive messages of comfort, hope and healing
5 Days: 43 speakers: 23-27 March 2020
Free online virtual summit
For Survivors of Rape and Sexual Violence and Abuse
- How would it feel if you moved from being a victim of sexual abuse to being a survivor?
- How would it feel if you had the strength and resilience to recover and survive and thrive after being raped?
- How would it feel to have the grit to take responsibility to find peace and a positive future?
- How would it feel to emerge from this challenging experience with a positive sense of self?
- Imagine having the skills to cope with all the emotional stress after experiencing rape or sexual violence
- Imagine if you could fly free from the fear of the perpetrator of violence
- Imagine having the tools and techniques to reclaim your life
- Imagine knowing when and how to reach out to others for support when needed
For Family Members, Communities, Support Individuals and Groups
- How would it feel if you had the tools and techniques to support the survivor of rape or sexual violence?
Your Host – Lois Wagner
Lois Wagner lost a business and went bankrupt, she was attacked, raped and left for dead, she was forced into retirement, and experienced many other challenges.
She has also learned to forgive and to move on to a more rewarding and fulfilling life.
She is a curious traveller, survivor, inspirational speaker, executive business coach, leadership consultant and mentor.
As a certified Conversational Intelligence® (C-IQ) coach she facilitates individual and group coaching interactions and immersion workshops. She inspires people with her storytelling to make a difference in their lives and to achieve their personal best.
Her stories motivate you to develop a growth mindset, to build your resilience and grit, to energise your mojo, and achieve your goals.
- Speakers from around the world and from all walks of life and in all different stages of healing.
- Survivors authentically and vulnerably sharing their own personal journeys on surviving sexual violence and rape.
- Speakers – from those who managed their recovery without any support, to those who have started organisations to support others and to make a difference in the world, to those who provide coping and self-defence and preventative tips.
- Support individuals, groups and therapists providing guidance and insight.
These messages of hope, inspiration, comfort and healing will not only help survivors of rape, they will also support other trauma victims.
- Stories of courage, bravery and strength.
- Both men and women survivors on the summit.
- Survivors of incest, marital rape, gang rape, attempted murder, and trafficking.
- Fascinating stories – stories of survivors who run for days and survivors who climb mountains.
- Survivors who make puppets and others who write comics.
All in the interest of sharing their suggestions to support victims of rape and sexual abuse and help them to move from victim to survivor and to return to a meaningful life where they can thrive.
Heal sexual trauma. Open up to the pleasures of desire and intimacy.
Use positive affirmations to overcome negative self talk.
Tap away to reduce stress and find your masterpiece within.
Look within to find happiness and then share with others, Change hearts and minds – one person at a time. Together we can!
Change how you respond. Find the strength, joy, love, and beauty that is you.
Claim back your power. You did the best you could with the tolls you had.
“Forever broke” is a myth. Using a stepped plan, find the key ingredients to feeling whole again.
Dr. Gwendolyn McClure, Ph.D.
Use your voice to release stress and to heal your body, mind, and spirit.
Be Brave. Trust. Regain a sense of safety. Live a connected life!
Helen Rose Kalia Jacobs
Creating a beautiful sold foundation from which you can grow, turning the ugly left behind into a magical life of love.
Take back control of your body and learn to enjoy a healthy sex life again.
Irene Siegel, Ph.D.
Awaken your consciousness and heal your trauma with an integrative approach including EMDR therapy and Shamanism.
Be bold! You are more than just a survivor. You are here to live!
Julie Mansfield Soimaud
Healing is not a destination but a journey. Navigate the speed bumps and detours and dead ends.
It is not your fault. Release shame and guilt. Become aware. Defend yourself. Tell someone.
Transform your wounds into wisdom. Fuel your soul with purpose. Reclaim your worthiness and freedom.
The only disability is a bad attitude. It doesn’t matter where you are from but where you are going that is important in life.
Walk away and redefine yourself. Understand the complexities of abuse.
Turn the negative into something positive. Change the world. If, as an LGBTIQ, you want to come out – come out free!
Be free of negative thoughts, worries, prejudices, mental programming, harmful opinions and other fears.
You are not your body. You are stronger than you think. Find hope, healing, and transformation.
Mara E Glennie-Tears
Help at your fingertips. Survivors have the capacity to grow and change. Your reactions are normal and you know what you need.
Thinking is not enough. Knowing what you can and cannot do is the difference between life and death.
End oppression through education. Speak up. Speak for you. Speak for your future. Speak for your generation. Speak for your rights.
Suicide is not the answer – thee is life after incest. Recover from the trauma of incest and know that you are not alone.
Phindile Heathy Nkrumah
It is not your fault. Talk to and work with other survivors to help ease the pain.
Ram Devineni – Priya’s Shakti
Have empathy for survivors. Men and boys must take responsibility and must not rape.
Creativity is growth, healing, change, empowerment! Dealing with the truth – instead of escaping from it – gives you back your life.
Using the stages of dissociation to gain clarity and heal Complex Trauma and PTSD.
Get back in touch with parts of yourself that were not bruised by your attackers – you are so much more than their victim.
Be the master of your own destiny. Choose how your life experience shapes and restores you. Flourish!
Sanette Smit (Smitti)
Be aware. What do you see? What do you hear? What do you feel? Use your intuition. Trust it.
You can survive and thrive! Talk to others. Use your experience to help others.
You are brave. You are strong. Hold your head up higher. Let your voice sing your song. You are a survivor.
Matrimonial rape is abuse – physical, emotional and mental abuse. Being married does not give your man the right to your boy. When he “takes” sex, it is RAPE.
There is life after trauma. It is possible to move forward and create an amazing life despite your trauma. Discover the truth behind forgiveness.
Wilmien van Wyk
Believe in yourself. Trust in yourself. Walk your own path.
You are not alone. It’s not your fault. Help is available, and with the right support, you can go from surviving to thriving.
Instill in our kids the key values needed to prevent sexual violence.
You can get to the other side of trauma, wherein lies forgiveness and peace.
Dr. Nishat Shams
Press pause. This too shall pass, and when it does, you’ll find yourself stronger than ever!
Still breathing? Not dead? If we can answer yes to these two questions we are surviving.
Renier and Ansie Barnard
Your health is your responsibility – make your choice. Peace, joy and happiness are meant for all of us.
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