Two-time Academy Award winner and 2022 nominee, Denzel Washington, will be speaking at the 2022 International Leadership Summit. Charlotte will be the home of the summit from March 31st through April 2nd with founder by T.D. Jakes and other tenured entrepreneurs, leaders, and influential change agents. The goal is to revolutionize the future of leadership with the assistance of a master class that will discuss Hollywood, faith, and life in the spotlight.
Washington, who is also a producer and director, is considered one of the greatest actors of his generation and holds the title as the most Oscar-nominated Black man of all time. “Denzel Washington’s career is unrivaled—both on and off the screen, his passion for impacting the world shines through,” said Jakes. “Denzel’s wisdom, business prowess, and ability to mentor and mobilize has indelibly influenced the world, and I am honored to welcome him to the International Leadership Summit.” Other speakers at this year’s conference include Ghanaian President Nana Akufo-Addo, business tycoon Janice Bryant Howroyd, author and political commentator Van Jones, pastor Joel Osteen, and other key figures in business, entertainment, nonprofit and faith arenas. Registration for the conference is open at ThisIsILS.org. Attendees may join virtually or in person.
Jakes has spent the last 45 years serving and inspiring people on a global scale. In addition to his role as Bishop of The Potter’s House, Jakes is a philanthropist, an educator, a real estate developer and a respected leader in the international business community. The annual International Leadership Summit will provide visionaries and leaders with the tools they need to become “master builders” who can construct a solid foundation and revolutionize the way they lead in an ever-changing world. Guests from 19 countries have registered to attend the summit, including Canada, the United Kingdom, Namibia, Kenya, South Africa and Switzerland.