Northwestern College to be a Host Site for the Global Leadership Summit in August

For the third year, Northwestern College will be a host site for the Global Leadership Summit, taking place on Aug. 8 and 9. Two days of presentations by internationally known leadership experts will be livestreamed in the DeWitt Theatre Arts Center.

Attendees can register at the early bird rate of $199 through June 25. Additional discounts are available for teams of 10 or more. Visit to register.

This year’s world-class Summit faculty is made up of more than a dozen diverse thought leaders from the business and nonprofit sectors, including:

  • Liz Bohannon: founder of socially-conscious fashion brand Sseko Designs
  • Aja Brown: mayor of Compton, Calif., and recipient of the John F. Kennedy New Frontier Award
  • DeVon Franklin: film producer and named among Influential Christians Under 40 by Beliefnet
  • Bear Grylls: star of the TV show “Man Vs. Wild” and author of “Soul Fuel”
  • Dr. Krish Kandiah: adoption advocate and founder of Home for Good
  • Patrick Lencioni: best-selling author of The Five Dysfunctions of a Team

Visit Northwestern’s Summit website,, to learn more about the Summit speakers and to register for the August event. The Global Leadership Summit will be telecast live to over 440,000 people at more than 600 locations worldwide.