Rebecca Jowers received a Bachelor of Science in Education from the University of Texas at El Paso, where she graduated summa cum laude and played collegiate basketball. She taught math and science in both public and private schools and at the collegiate level. Rebecca continued her education, earning a Master’s degree from Dallas Seminary and received the Howard Hendricks’ Award for the Department of Christian Education’s most outstanding work. While at DTS, she worked in the Spiritual Formation Department as a Fellow.
After graduating from DTS, Rebecca founded The Poiema Foundation, a non-profit that fights human trafficking through education and community outreach. Poiema provides long-term, trauma-informed care and the unconditional love of Christ to women on their journey from victim to survivor. In addition to her responsibilities at Poiema, Rebecca is currently pursuing a Doctor of Educational Ministries. She and her husband, Raymond, have been married for 30 years and have four grown daughters.