Gail Dudley, Columbus, Ohio native, a student of Public Administration with more than twenty-five years of non-profit management experience. Gail is known for her honest perspective and for her warm and friendly personality. Gail has a great desire to engage the growing needs of communities by encouraging creative partnerships between municipal, business, nonprofit and neighborhood resources, and have a passion for social and racial justice, and development of women leaders. Gail is an accomplished conference and workshop speaker, and author of seven published books, and many training resources on developing volunteer groups, entrepreneurship, cultural awareness, and relationship building.
She is a member of the prestigious Redbud Writers Guild, and has served as a conference and workshop speaker in Canada, England, South Africa, and Zimbabwe, equipping and motivating women around the world to walk boldly into their promised future. Gail is CEO and Publisher of READY magazine, a quarterly print publication with readership in 17 countries. Gail has served as the Vice President of Diversity for an international women’s ministry, and as a consultant for Synergy Network along with several nonprofit organizations.
A committed Christian focused on preparing believers for ministry, she is a true servant of God and one who finds tremendous joy in helping others to become “Ministry-Minded, Ministry-Equipped, Ministry-Motivated, and Ministry-Engaged.” Gail is an ordained pastor and serves alongside her husband in Columbus while currently working on a Master’s degree at Ashland Theological Seminary. Gail has been honored to present for organizations such as MOPS, Christian Leadership Alliance, Iron Sharpens Iron for Women, SOAR International, and has shared the platform with renowned speakers.
She also serves faithfully as a partner in ministry with The Church at North Pointe, responsible for pastoral leadership, facilitating discipleship bible studies, giving guidance to the many expressions of congregational ministry, and overseeing the organization of multiple outreach efforts around the greater Columbus area. She is an alumna of The Center for Progress Leadership and the “GO RUN” leadership-training program for women conducted by The White House Project. Gail is married to Dr. Kevin Dudley and the loving mother of Alexander and Dominiq. The calling that God has placed upon Gail’s life will touch you as you experience her heart and her spirit filled life-changing messages.