Let us use our voices to heal the deafening sound of the invisible wounds of sexual assault.
WASHINGTON (PRWEB) April 23, 2018
Unstoppable, Holly K. Dunn, the president of the Junior League of Evansville, Indiana and, author of Sole Survivor is featured across the nation on her Sole Survivor speaking tour hitting cities: Memphis, Richmond, Quantico and Los Angeles for the spring and early summer of 2018.
The Sole Survivor book and the speaking tour began in March 2018, with the Penn State Justice Association as their keynote speaker. Penn State Justice Association stated "As students who study Criminology, it is particularly difficult to conceptualize the events and topics we study at arm's length. We are so excited Holly agreed to come in and share her experience as not only an educational tool but also as a lesson in strength, resilience and turning a horrific experience into an opportunity to give back." --Brittany Miraldi, President Penn State Justice Association
The 2018 theme for the Association of Junior Leagues International Annual Conference in Memphis, Tennessee is "Unstoppable" which Holly K. Dunn resonates with as she continues to speak to victims of heinous crimes and acts, works with survivors, speaks to college groups and writes about her story of hope. She is the definition of Unstoppable. Dunn's book is a feature for the Literary Cafe for the annual conference.
The Sole Survivor book will be a special feature for the Junior League of Richmond "Book and Authors" event, a sold-out event for May 2018 and a feature for the FBI National Academy at Quantico, Virginia.
About Holly K. Dunn:
Holly Dunn Pendleton is a survivor, a motivator, and a tribute to the human spirit! The victim of a violent physical and sexual assault and witness to her boyfriend’s murder, Holly has become a beacon of hope and inspiration to many.
Miraculously living to tell her story, Holly motivates others to reclaim their lives after the assault and to help her community build a network of healing and outreach. Holly’s passion to advocate for other victims of violence is extraordinary, and it is this passion that has allowed her and organizations that she is a part of to reach so many people.
Holly’s work includes being the spokesperson for Holly’s House a local sexual abuse and domestic violence advocacy center which she co-founded in her hometown of Evansville, IN. That passion later evolved into her current full-time work as a motivational speaker and trainer, using her own experience and uplifting message to inspire and enlighten.
Dunn's story has been featured by CBS 48 Hours, People Magazine, NJ Blue Magazine, New York Post, TIME, The National Press Club Annual Author's Event, The University of Kentucky Alumni Magazine and a Women of Influence feature for Sexual Assault Awareness month.
The CBS 48 Hours episode also highlighted book excerpts from Sole Survivor including Holly's family members and Kappa Kappa Gamma Sorority Sisters who were involved during those days. More information can be found at https://www.cbsnews.com/news/48-hours-live-to-tell-the-railroad-killer