Beth Templeton is a community activist, international author, minister and teacher. She is founder and CEO of Our Eyes Were Opened, an organization that employs a hands-on approach to teach people about poverty so that they can reach out with wisdom and compassion. Beth’s outreach involves a number of tactics including poverty simulations and tours, as well as workshops involving the topic of poverty. She is a graduate of Presbyterian College and Erskine Theological Seminary. She is a wife, mother and grandmother.