Published November 30, 2021

5 Ways Your Donation to the Global Leadership Network Changes Lives


Because of the GLS

What happens when you give to the Global Leadership Network? You multiply stories of positive change around the world. In fact, in more than 110 countries, including locations we cannot name for their protection, as well as prisons across the U.S., homeless shelters, transition homes, and to trafficking survivors and vulnerable youth, you don’t just create opportunity for leadership growth, you provide hope.

“In every Summit session, God taught me how to be more compassionate. There are about 35 people working under me in healthcare—and there is a ripple effect. I salute the passion, love and determination of the Summit team here who risked their lives to give back and serve humanity with His love and care.” – medical doctor and GLS attendee in an undisclosed location in the Middle East

When you give, people all over the world are…

1. reminded their leadership matters and they have influence.

2. called out in the best way with fresh motivation and insight.

3. stretched in areas they want to improve in order to thrive.

4. rediscovering their sense of purpose.

5. finding strength to face a challenge to go out and make courageous, valuable decisions that ultimately create the positive change they long to see become a reality.

Imagine what could happen when everyone realizes their value, their worth and their purpose in this world. What could happen if everyone had the opportunity to use their unique gifts to bring about positive change?

Will you join us? Every gift, of any size, makes all the difference.
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About the Author
Tom De Vries is the President and CEO of the Global Leadership Network.

Tom De Vries


Global Leadership Network

Tom joined the Global Leadership Network (GLN) in 2017 as President and CEO. He brings a wealth of expertise to the GLN’s year-round leadership development efforts and the leadership of producing The Global Leadership Summit (GLS), the premier leadership event of the year. Prior to joining the GLN, Tom was the General Secretary of the Reformed Church in America (RCA), the oldest continuing Protestant denomination in the United States with over 200,000 members and 100 missionaries serving in 40 countries around the world. Tom has a B.A. in Sociology from Wheaton College, a Master of Divinity from Fuller Seminary, and a Doctor of Ministry in Leadership from Western Seminary. He has provided leadership in both the ministry and nonprofit environments serving as a church planter, large church lead pastor and multisite pastor. He served on the central committee of the World Council of Churches and the governing board of the National Council of Churches. Additionally, Tom served on the Board of Trustees for New Brunswick Theological Seminary and Western Theological Seminary and has also taught as an adjunct professor at Western Theological Seminary. Tom played a key leadership role in the launching of a nonprofit focused on food insufficiency in young children and today Hand2Hand feeds more than 8,000 children each weekend through school-church partnerships. He has been a featured guest on NPR, the Salem Radio Network, Life Today Live, Newsmax TV, Moody Radio, the WOW Factor, and Common Good.