Stories of Impact from Around the Globe


A Young Leader Empowered to Dream in Zimbabwe

"My name is David Boeke, and I’m from Zimbabwe. I think the Global Leadership Summit was and is a very strong tool in my life, primarily because it helped me to dream. As a student pilot, it was very difficult with my background to try to … Continue Reading


“I never thought I would believe…”

    “This was my first time attending the Summit. I would not have bought tickets, but my boss did, and invited a few people to attend. I am a paramedic and a medical division manager. I am not a religious person. Actually, … Continue Reading


Becoming a Voice of Change in Zimbabwe

"My name is Darlington Masenda, and I’m from Zimbabwe, where we’ve been running the Global Leadership Summit for the last five years. Bill Hybels always says that “everyone wins when a leader gets better” and I think that is so … Continue Reading


Stepping up in Leadership & Overcoming Fear

I have been to three or four Summits now, and I am always amazed, encouraged and energized when I attend. The Summit encourages everyday, ordinary people to step out and “lead where you are.” It has encouraged me to overcome obstacles of … Continue Reading

A woman washes cloths at pond in Kainad village in Dahanu Road, India, on Saturday, Dec 21, 2013. Photographer: Dhiraj Singh/Bloomberg

A Movement for Water in Maine

     "I'm a leader of small groups, and the leader of "Saved to Share," a fundraising group for clean water wells. I started coming to the Summit because my church sponors a group to attend each year. I've only missed two over the last … Continue Reading