Torah Bontrager is the author of the memoir An Amish Girl in Manhattan: How to Turn Your Tragedies into Assets and Set Yourself Free by Breaking All the Rules (NOW available online wherever books are sold; in print, ebook, and audio). She escaped from the Amish at age 15 and became the first Amish person to graduate from an Ivy League school: Columbia University in New York City with a BA in Philosophy and a focus on Tibetan Buddhism. You can find her on Facebook and www.TorahBontrager.com
She has been featured on MTV and Forbes.com and hosts a weekly iTunes podcast Turning Tragedies into Triumphs: Stories & Conversations with Torah Bontrager.
- Forbes.com Unconventional Life Podcast by Jules Schroeder, hosted on the Forbes Under 30 Channel.
Episode 34: From Amish-Escapee to Author: How to Powerfully Leverage Your Personal Story
the Accompanying Print Article on Forbes.com:
"How to Leverage and Embrace Your Story, From One Author Who Did It"