Rebecca Solen

Filmed at the 2019 Affirmation International Conference held June 21-23 in at the Utah Valley Convention Center in Provo Utah.

Rebecca Solen is a dreamer and an idealist in a world that consistently demands pessimism. Her previous efforts to contribute to the good of the world have led her to serve a mission in Germany, serve in the Army for eight years, and a run for Congress in 2016. After coming out as transgender, she has spent considerable time and effort advocating for the LGBTQ community on various TV, radio, print, and internet outlets. Rebecca earned a bachelor’s degree in information systems from the University of Wisconsin in Milwaukee, a master’s degree in international relations from Troy University, and is a certified digital forensic expert. Rebecca and Melissa Solen have been happily married for 19 years, have four children, and reside in Pullman, Washington.