Summit Faculty in the News – April 2015 Edition
“In a world filled with negatives, we love that the Summit is sharing stories of people doing positive things!” We hear this feedback every year. We purposefully select Summit faculty on the basis of their positive leadership impact on the world. Below are some of their headlines that grabbed our attention this month. Click on the links below to get more details.
Executive Producer Richard Curtis (TGLS 2007) is bringing Red Nose Day, his wildly popular, star-studded, British comedy fundraiser to the American audience on May 21 on NBC. Red Nose Day has raised over $1 billion for charity over the past 30 years in the United Kingdom. Richard Curtis Red Nose Day
Brené Brown (TGLS 2013) announced that she will be releasing a new book in August entitled Rising Strong. Rising Strong
Ashish Nanda (TGLS 2006) was named Dean of the prestigious Indian business school, the Indian Institute of Management in Ahmedabad.
Jack Welch (TGLS 2010) and his wife Suzy appeared on Charlie Rose to discuss their newly-released a new book The Real Life MBA.
Kevin Olusola (TGLS 2012), the beat box cellist, won a Grammy for Best Arrangement with the a capella group Pentatonix. Kevin Olusola Grammy
Craig & Marc Kielburger (TGLS 2012) reflected on the 20-year anniversary Free The Children, the Canadian youth movement they founded as teenagers to end child labor and poverty. Kielburger 20-Years
Erwin McManus (2011, 2003) and his daughter Mariah, who leads Mosaic’s Worship Team, released a new worship album Mosaic MSC on iTunes. Mosaic MSC
Bryan Loritts (TGLS 2014) hosted the second annual Kainos Conference in Memphis to inspire multi-ethnic movements in organizations and churches. @Kainos_Movement
James Meeks (TGLS 2006) was appointed Chair of Illinois State Board of Education. James Meeks Board of Education Chairman
Rick Warren (2005, 1997) received outpouring of support on the second anniversary of his son’s death. Rick Warren Anniversary of Son’s Death