We love following previous GLS Summit Faculty and keeping up-to-date with their work and what they are doing around the world. Here’s a quick update on some of our Summit faculty in the news!
A new Bible-inspired series by Mark Burnett (TGLS 2013), A.D. The Bible Continues, will premier on NBC April 5, 2015, Easter Sunday. Check out the website here for the preview video. http://www.nbc.com/ad-the-bible-continues
Liz Wiseman (TGLS 2013) and her new book, Rookie Smarts, were featured in Fast Company Magazine. http://www.fastcompany.com/3042024/hit-the-ground-running/the-leadership-power-that-comes-from-inexperience
Christine Caine (TGLS 2012, 2010) launched Propel: Women Who Lead, a global initiative aimed at connecting, equipping and empowering Christian women leaders. http://www.propelwomen.org/
John Ortberg (TGLS 2012, 2007, 2002, 2001) released a new book. All the Places to Go. Here’s the trailer. https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=tgeCZVgUeIc
Brenda Salter McNeil (TGLS 2011) and Efrem Smith (TGLS 2008) were named on the Huffington Post’s list: Black Christian Leaders Who Are Changing the World. http://www.huffingtonpost.com/rev-mae-elise-cannon/black-christian-leaders-c_b_6717794.html
Michelle Rhee (TGLS 2011) stepped down as CEO of the education reform organization Students First.
A biography of Mama Maggie Gobran (TGLS 2011) was released on March 10, 2015.
Adam Hamilton (TGLS 2010), senior pastor of largest United Methodist Church of the Resurrection in Leawood, Kansas (the largest Methodist church in America, broke ground on an innovative new sanctuary on March 1, 1015. http://future.cor.org/
WL Gore & Associates and it’s CEO, Terri Kelly (TGLS 2010), were named to Fortune Magazine’s Best Company to Work For list – for the 18th year in a row.
Blake Mycoskie (TGLS 2010) and TOMS launched the TOMS Bag Collection to promote maternal health and safe births.
Catherine Hoke (Rohr) (TGLS 2008), CEO of Defy Ventures, was featured in Fast Company Magazine. http://www.fastcompany.com/3042338/most-creative-people/learning-to-pitch-yourself-post-prison
Carly Fiorina (TGLS 2014, 2007) appeared at the Iowa Freedom Summit and other key political events, fueling speculation that she may run for president in 2016. http://www.nytimes.com/2015/03/14/us/politics/carly-fiorina-shapes-herself-as-the-republican-foil-to-hillary-clinton.html?_r=0
Guest faculty members are invited to participate in The Global Leadership Summit based on proven leadership abilities in their field of expertise. Their beliefs may not necessarily reflect those of Willow Creek Association and Willow Creek Community Church, and their presence at the Summit does not imply blanket endorsement of their views or affiliations.