Belinda Bauman seeks to bring hope to women in crisis. She is a wife and mother, speaker and writer, teacher and advocate. Belinda is founder of the One Million Thumbprints campaign (1MT)—launched June 2015—and the co-founder and executive director of Together International, a nonprofit focused on community development. She is an active advocate for Wage Peace in partnership with World Relief, as well as an adviser to the Justice Conference. As the newest board member of the abolitionist organization Love146, she seeks a day when slavery is ended.
Belinda has authored articles for media outlets such as Newsweek’s Daily Beast, Huffington Post, and Today’s Christian Woman, and contributed to Mastering the Middle Grades, a curriculum published by Johns Hopkins University. Her first book, One Million Thumbprints: Tell the Truth. Take a Risk. Make your Mark, was recently contracted with Tyndale Publishers and is slated for a Fall 2016 release.
Belinda holds a master’s degree in education and is an ordained minister. She is married to her high school sweetheart and soul mate Stephan, president and CEO of World Relief. Together they are working to make beautiful lives near Washington, D.C. with their sons, Joshua and Caleb.