The Defender Podcast

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Join us as Herbie Newell talks with Roland C. Warren, CEO of Care Net.

Show Notes

Join us as Herbie Newell talks with Roland C. Warren, CEO of Care Net.

Roland C. Warren was appointed Care Net CEO in October 2012. Prior to his tenure at Care Net, Roland served as president of the National Fatherhood Initiative (NFI), where he was dedicated to the mission of improving the well-being of children by increasing the proportion of children that are raised with involved, responsible and committed fathers.

At Care Net, Roland is passionate about helping Care Net accomplish its vision, which is to create a culture where women and men faced with pregnancy decisions are transformed by the gospel of Jesus Christ and empowered to choose life for their unborn children and abundant life for their families.

His national media appearances include e Oprah Winfrey Show, e Today Show, CNN, C-SPAN, Dateline NBC, Fox News Channel, and Black Entertainment Television. He has been interviewed by major radio and newspaper outlets such as e Wall Street Journal, USA Today, e Washington Post, O Magazine, Ebony, Sports Illustrated, Christianity Today, Essence, the Tavis Smiley Show, and Janet Parshall’s America. He also has written a monthly column called “Pop Culture” for e Washington Times. He is also the author of “Bad Dads of the Bible: 8 Mistakes Every Good Dad Can Avoid.”

Roland, an alumnus of Princeton University, brings to Care Net almost two decades of experience in the business world, including positions at IBM, PepsiCo and Goldman Sachs and more than a decade of experience in the non-pro t world, and an M.B.A. from the Wharton School of the University of Pennsylvania. Roland is married to Dr. Yvette Lopez-Warren and has two sons, Jamin, a graduate of Harvard University, and Justin, a graduate of the University of North Carolina, and Indiana Univer- sity of Pennsylvania.

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What is The Defender Podcast?

The Defender Podcast is a ministry of Lifeline Children's Services where we seek to equip the body of Christ to manifest the gospel to vulnerable children and families. We hope this podcast will provide encouragement, inspiration, and ways to connect with others who have a heart for the orphan.