/ speakers

Prince Guneratnam

Chairman of Pentecostal World Fellowship

Efraim Tendero

General Secretary of World Evangelical Alliance

Wess Stafford

President Emeritus of Compassion International

Robert Glover

Executive Director - Care for Children

Terry Meeuwsen

Founder - Orphan’s Promise & Co-Host - 700 Club

Ruslan Maliuta

International Facilitator - World Without Orphans

Krish Kandiah

President - London School of Theology & Founder - Home for Good

Jedd Medefind

President of the Christian Alliance for Orphans

Mac Powell

Forum Worship Leader & singer/songwriter for the band Third Day

Sergei Demidovich

Adoption Advocate & Director - TV-Together

Susan Hillis

Adoptive Mother of 11; Senior Advisor for Global Health, CDC; Inspirational Speaker

Aiah Foday-Khabenje

General Secretary of the Association of Evangelicals in Africa

William J Blacquiere

President and Chief Executive Officer, Bethany Christian Services

Rebecca Nhep

Joint CEO and Head of International Programs, ACC International

Craig Greenfield

International Director of Alongsiders, Founder

Chenda Pov

Alongsiders

/ all presenters

(sorted alphabetically by first name)

Aiah Foday-Khabenje

General Secretary of the Association of Evangelicals in Africa

Alan Charter

Global Children’s Forum, Network Facilitator, & Home for Good, Chair of Trustees

Alex Sam

President at Everett Mission Charitable Trust

Alexander Evsyukov

Leader of the Christian Creative Mediagroup BOG.MEDIA

Anja Goertzen Gaona

Legal Advocate, Paraguay

Barbara Ruegger

MA in Holistic Child Development (HCD)

Becky Weichhand

Executive Director, Congressional Coalition on Adoption Institute (CCAI)

Beth Templeton

Co-Founder of Hope at Home and Mother to Three Biological and Four Adopted Children from Russia

Bev Van Rensburg

South African Director for Apples of Gold and Trainer for LAMb International

Billiance Chondwe

Executive Director - Balladeers Global Missions Network International

Brent McBurney

CEO, Advocates International

Brian Wilkinson

Head of Programme, Viva Network

Brittany DeVries

Founder, Creative Producer & Content Curator, Seedling Media Productions

Caitlin Lance

Basement Ministries

Cari Armbruster RN-BC

Executive Director. Alliance for Children Everywhere

Carol Boyd (B.S., MPhil PhD)

Counselor and Child Development Expert

Casey Walker

Screen Writer, Eloy

Cassie Carstens

The World Needs a Father

Chenda Pov

Alongsiders

Craig Greenfield

International Director of Alongsiders, Founder

Daniel Kaggwa

Pastor, Sign of the Dove Church - Kampala, Uganda

Darya Bondarenko

Program Director, International Leadership and Development Center (ILDC) Kyiv, Ukraine

David H. Melilli, J.D., LL.M.

Advisory Council Member, A Family For Every Orphan

David Hennessey

Director for Global Movements, CAFO

Efraim Tendero

General Secretary of World Evangelical Alliance

Faith Kembabazi

Director or Network Development Coordinator CRANE (Children at Risk Action Network)

Galina Schaefer

Orphan's Promise, Kiev, Ukraine

Gary W. Schneider

CEO, Every Orphan's Hope

Gennadiy Mokhnenko

Founder Pilgrim Republic and "You Will Be Found" National Adoption Movement in Ukraine

George Abaidoo

Coordinator, Ghana & West Africa Without Orphans, Senior Pastor, Executive Director, Calvary Rescue Mission

George Vincent Ebenezer

Chief Executive Officer, Beyond Barriers

Gordon Showell-Rogers

WEA Associate Secretary General

Greg Haswell

Senior Pastor, Northlands Church - Atlanta, Georgia

Jane Arnott

Care for Children, Country Manager for Thailand

Jedd Medefind

President of the Christian Alliance for Orphans

Jeff Rogers

Arts and Media

Jerry Tucker

Adoptive Father, Orphan Advocate, Market Place Minister

Jesus Curabo

National Facilitator for the 4/14 Window Global Movement Philippines

Jodi Jackson Tucker

International Director of Orphan Sunday, CAFO

Johanna Buchman

Trainer/Consultant; Trauma & TBRI Educator; Co Founder, LAMb International

Judith Rycus

Program Director and Manager of International Programs, Institute for Human Services / North American Resource Center for Child Welfare

Juliette Arulrajah

Transform World Southeast Asia Regional Co-Facilitator and Training Chairman of the Singapore Methodist MIssions Society

Julio Sagastume

Founder of ACH (Christian Alliance for Orphans in Guatemala) and LOVExports Coffee Co. Fund Raiser Company 

Jurarat Lappanya

Project Manager at Home of the Swallow Nursery and Accountant for the Keeping Families Together Project. Assistant Pastor at Church of Power and a tea

Karen Springs

Project Manager for Eastern Europe and Central Asia at Orphan’s Promise

Karmen Friesen

Executive Director - CoMission for Children at Risk

Katherine Hallick

Social Worker and Trauma Specialist, Hallick and Associates

Kimberly Quinley

Director of Families at Risk Programs for Step Ahead Integrated Development Foundation

Kingsley Kwayisi

Accra, Ghana

Kirk Wong

Sound Production Mixer, Eloy

Krish Kandiah

President - London School of Theology & Founder - Home for Good

Laura Doherty

Communications Director at America’s Kids Belong

Lyall Hallick

Hallick and Associates

Lynn Johnston

President and Co-Founder of LAMb International, Co-Founder of ILDC Ukraine and Kyrgyzstan

Mac Powell

Forum Worship Leader & singer/songwriter for the band Third Day

Madan Jung Shah

National Coordinator for Orphan Sunday in Nepal

Malen Perez Papadopoulos

Alliance for Orphan Care, Philippines

Marek Wnuk

Founder and Head of Sunshine Children's Rehabilitation Center

Matthew and Rose Ling

Facilitator 4/14 Window and Family Challenge Transform World, Pastor

Megan (Lindsey) Lestino, J.D.

Director of Public Policy and Education, National Council For Adoption (NCFA)

Megan Meinecke

Camera Operator, Eloy

Menchit Wong

Director of Leadership Engagement, Global Program Compassion Int.; Senior Associate for Children at Risk, Lausanne Movement

Mick Pease

Founder of Substitute Families for Abandoned Children (SFAC) Charity

Mina Podgaisky

Kiev, Ukraine

Nan Beeler

Assistant Director and International Consultant, Institute for Human Services / North American Resource Center for Child Welfare.

Narel and Alison Atkinson

HelpKids Sri Lanka

Nikolay Kuleba

Commissioner of the President of Ukraine for Children's Rights; Co-Founder - Alliance for Ukraine Without Orphans

Norv Brown

Executive Director, Kidzana Ministries

Oleg Shelashskiy

Executive Director of International Leadership and Development Center (ILDC)

Pam Parish

Founder, Connections Homes

Permpoon Lappunya

Assistant Pastor at Church of Power and Project Manager for Keeping Families Together

Phil Green

Chief Executive Officer, Home for Good

Philip Aspegren

Executive Director, Casa Viva

Prince Guneratnam

Chairman of Pentecostal World Fellowship

Ramona Dudas

Powerful Testimony from Orphan to Daughter

Rebecca Nhep

Joint CEO and Head of International Programs, ACC International

Robert Glover

Executive Director - Care for Children

Rodel Lacson

Regional Director for OneHope for South East Asia and Oceania

Roman Korniyko

Founder and Chairman of an Association of Social Projects "Otchiy Dim" (Father's House); President and Co-Founder Ukraine Without Orphans

Ron Braund

Co-Founder - CoMission for Children at Risk; President - Family Business Transitions

Ruby Johnston

Director of International Field Operations – Institute for Human Services; Co-founder - LAMb International

Ruslan Maliuta

International Facilitator - World Without Orphans

Samuel Rich

Film Director, Eloy

Sara Vargas

Family Therapist and Founder and President of Pontes de Amor (Bridges of Love)

Sarah Chhin

Project SKY, Cambodia

Sarah Gesiriech

Coordinator for the Faith to Action Initiative

Sergei Demidovich

Adoption Advocate & Director - TV-Together

Sheryl Grunwald

Global Training Director for Kidzana Ministries, in partnership with ACTION International

Shiferaw Michael

Founder - Child Development Center; 4/14 Window Movement

Songkran Mapaisansin

Orphan Promise (CBN), Assistant to the Regional Manager for Asia-Pacific

Stefan Micliuc (Stefi)

President of Romania Without Orphans and Director of Programs for Kiwi House Foundation

Steve Weber

President - CBN Ukraine

Steve Young

Program Officer - First Fruit

Sukhen Biswas

Bangladesh Without Orphans, Generation Bangladesh Founding Director

Susan Hillis

Adoptive Mother of 11; Senior Advisor for Global Health, CDC; Inspirational Speaker

Suthasinee Noptunya (Ning)

Care for Children, Training Manager Thailand

Tek Prasad Rijal

National Coordinator, Nepal Without Orphans

Terry Baugh

President and Co-Founder of Kidsave

Terry Meeuwsen

Founder - Orphan’s Promise & Co-Host - 700 Club

Tertius Tri Budiardjo

Executive Secretary of 4/14 Window Global Movement, Compassion International Asia Region Advocacy Associate Director

Thomas Abbott

Care For Children, Regional Manager for SE Asia

Vadim Iashin

National Leader, Kyrgyzstan without Orphan and President, Children Found JAVNA

Wess Stafford

President Emeritus of Compassion International

William J Blacquiere

President and Chief Executive Officer, Bethany Christian Services
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