Global Leadership Summit

WWU hosts program to improve leadership skills and inspire global change


Walla Walla University will host the 2020 Global Leadership Summit (GLS) to be held online Aug. 6-7. The program is open to all interested participants.

The GLS will bring together more than 15 world-class speakers from around the globe to provide insight and inspiration for participants from all walks of life. Through this unique program, the GLS seeks to expand the influence of individuals who will in turn ignite transformation in their communities, churches, businesses, and organizations.

Speakers will include Amy Edmondson, Novartis Professor of Leadership and Management at the Harvard Business School; Lysa Terkeurst, president of Proverbs 31Ministries and best-selling author; Paula Faris, senior national correspondent with ABC News; Beth Comstock, director at Nike; and Kaká, Brazilian retired soccer player and FIFA World Player of the Year.

Participants must register in advance at To receive the WWU discounted rate, use the WWU referral code: INSPIRE2020. The discounted rate through July 21 is $99 per participant; the discounted rate beginning July 22 is $129 per participant.

To learn more about the GLS, visit

Posted July 9, 2020

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Portrait of Beth Comstock in white shirt and dark blazer
Speakers will include Beth Comstock, director at Nike, author, leader of innovation at GE and NBC, and named on the list of 20 Most Influential Communicators
Photo of Kaka
Speakers will include Kaká, retired Brazilian soccer player, and FIFA World Player of the Year