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Season Four

Above the Clouds

That Sounds Terrific Podcast

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Ep 94: Shining Light In Darkness

Join host Nick Koziol on the 94th episode of That Sounds Terrific as he engages in a powerful conversation with Ed Dudley, co-founder of Shining Light in Darkness, a nonprofit dedicated to supporting survivors of domestic violence and sexual assault. The conversation doesn’t stop there because Ed is also the founder of “We Are Connect-ED’”, is an advocate against Human trafficking for United Against Slavery, and helps underprivileged children as a President of SwingPals. This episode is packed with terrific causes that are making positive impacts across many communities and Ed's unwavering commitment to making a difference shines through, inspiring us all to create our own Shining Light in Darkness.

About Ed Dudley, Co-Founder of Shining Light In Darkness:



ED Dudley, a Senior Consultant / Investment Advisor Representative with SEM Wealth Management, embodies the essence of a Collaborative Connector, Servant of People, Community Builder, Relationship Architect, and Destiny Helper. With over two decades of experience in the financial services industry, including key roles at Evergreen Investments, Wells Fargo Advisors, and FSC Securities, ED empowers families and business owners to make informed financial decisions, enabling them to live life on their terms. Beyond his professional achievements, ED is the visionary founder of We Are Connect-ED, fostering authentic connections for societal progress. He co-founded Shining Light In Darkness, supporting victims of sexual assault and domestic violence, and serves as Interim Board Chair for United Against Slavery, addressing human trafficking. As Board President of SwingPals, he impacts underprivileged children's lives, showcasing his commitment to social good.

Connect and Follow Shining Light in Darkness:





Shining Light In Darkness's charge is to engage voices to create change in the prevention, intervention, and response to sexual assault and domestic violence and create healthy relationships and compassionate communities.

Shining Light In Darkness carries out its mission through programs of healing, education, and advocacy. Our work is paving the way for innovative approaches to treating trauma, igniting shifts in the way the public views and responds to sexual assault and domestic violence to ensure fairness for survivors across the world.

Shining Light In Darkness endeavors to build a capacity of programs, organizations, and systems through empowering communities to provide safe, compassionate, trauma-informed, inclusive, and accessible services to adolescents and adults and their children exposed to sexual assault and domestic violence.

More About That Sounds Terrific - Host Nick Koziol

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