Published January 13, 2021

Donors Multiply Impact for GLS Ministry Going Into 2021

We at the Global Leadership Network are so grateful for the amazing community of men and women across the globe who have taken up the charge to use their influence and leadership to ignite positive transformation—something we desperately need in our world today.

Donations given during our annual year-end campaign exceeded our expectations! Each gift will help expand The Global Leadership Summit here in the United States and around the world in 123 countries. If you decided to give a donation in 2020, we cannot thank you enough! Your support to is vital to this ministry, especially in areas where a world-class level of leadership training is not accessible—including prisons, transition homes, homeless shelters, at risk and vulnerable youth, as well as 50% of the world’s poorest countries.


Watch what leaders have to say about your generosity!

Donations will go towards:

Translation of the GLS into 60+ languages
Scholarships for those with limited resources
Reduced ticket rates for youth
Safe event venues, equipment and technology training
Start-up costs to hold the GLS in new cities
Encouragement, inspiration and empowerment to lead positive change where it’s needed most


You see us as Christ sees us—valuable.


Dale DeNeal Second Church Danville Prison Site

One thing that has me in awe about The Global Leadership Summit is the outlook you carry—that including us prisoners in your mission is of great importance. Labeled as outcasts and menaces to society, you show by your efforts in making the events available to us that you see us as Christ sees us—valuable.

– Alejandro, GLS attendee at Heritage Trails Correctional Facility, U.S.


 I saw my life in a different way.


Hannah Gronowski speaking

 It’s easy to go to a leadership conference and write yourself off saying, “I don’t fit in because I’m not leading an organization, or I’m only 13.” But because I heard that message over and over—everyone has influence—I saw my life in a different way. I realized my life isn’t just about me. If everyone really has influence, leadership development matters, even as a 13-year-old.

– Hannah Gronowski, GLS attendee, U.S.


The ripple effect is creating a better world.


Leaders attending the GLS in Liberia during the Ebola Epidemic

The GLS is critical. In many areas of the world, there are multiple avenues people can pursue to fine-tune their leadership ability. But this is not true in countries like mine. Having done this for about 9 years, the GLS has now become a household word. And the result is transformation. Inevitably it’s creating a better country. It’s creating better opportunities for young people. And because we are so global, the ripple effect is creating a better world.

– Dr. Katurah Cooper, GLS attendee, Liberia


Summit attendees view themselves as representatives of hope…



We believe that the church is the hope for a country like Venezuela. By fortifying the leadership within both the church and business, this will help spur on reconstruction that is to come. Doing that which is right in the eyes of God, coupled with using the abilities He has given us, will allow us to have a better tomorrow. Through the GLS, the church has realized it is playing a massive role in the crucial moment our country finds itself in. Summit attendees view themselves as representatives of hope and capable of doing something for their country.

– Alvaro Rea, GLS attendee, Venezuela


Thank you for being a part of these stories! To find out more about how to get involved with the ministry of the Global Leadership Network, go to

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The Global Leadership Network is a community committed to learning from each other and using our influence to accomplish God’s purposes on earth. No matter where your influence is, when you commit to grow your leadership, everyone around you wins—businesses work for good, communities are transformed and churches thrive! Both global and diverse, our network includes partners in 1,400+ cities and 135+ countries. We are committed to deliver fresh, actionable and inspiring leadership content both at The Global Leadership Summit, and year-round through our digital platforms.

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