Janet Federico is an author and a passionate activist for survivors of trauma. As a survivor of domestic violence and sexual assault herself, when Janet relocated to Wichita and found only crisis services available to her, she founded Thrive ICT in 2016 to provide long-term survivors of trauma with the tools and resources they need to manage the aftermath of trauma. In addition to her role as President & CEO of Thrive ICT, Janet is also a Co-Chair of the Wichita/Sedgwick County Domestic Violence/Sexual Assault Coalition.
Robert Yates is a former journalist from Colorado that now resides in Wichita, Kansas, where he splits his time between being a professional editor and playwright. He blends an expertise with crafting an engaging story with his own experiences as a survivor to help create a narrative that is humanizing and enriching.