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Global Team
Melinda Henderson
INSPIRE Founder & CEO

Melinda is Ordained with the AOG and has Co-pastored alongside her husband Larry for 30 years. She founded INSPIRE in 2017 with a Passion to see more women and girls know the hope in Jesus. She is driven and always believes that EVERYTHING is possible! Melinda is a happy Mimi to two sweet grandsons, Atlas and Highland.

FUN FACT
As of this year, my three grown children will live on three different continents! That’s what happens when you raise your kids to love and to serve this World.

Paula Boone
Executive Director

Paula and her husband Mark have been in ministry for over 20 years. Together they have two young adult children and currently serve in Vienna, Austria. Paula is a credentialed minister passionate about discipling, mentoring, and teaching the next generation to develop an intimate relationship with Jesus, discover their purpose, and make a difference.

FUN FACT
My happy place is on a beach with my toes in the sand – cool water and warm sun!

Anna Gryskiewicz
Missions Director

Anna is a passionate Christ-follower who has been blessed to be married to a Godly man for over 30 years. They have three miracle babies who are beautiful young adults. She is an ordained minister and holds a doctorate in education. Anna considers it an honor and a privilege to invest in women of all ages.

FUN FACT
I love flip-flops! As soon as the sun shines, you will see me “freeing my toes” in flip-flops!

Laurita Rivera
Creative Director

Laurita is a graphic designer who has a heart to inspire women to find their identity in Christ. She loves serving God and His people while bringing ideas to life! She was born and raised in Mexico, is married to a handsome Austrian, and is currently living in Austria.

FUN FACT
I enjoy watching movies and series, shopping, and of course, authentic Mexican food! Send tacos, please.

Sheila Fisher
Global Communications

Sheila and her husband Jason have served together in ministry for 14 years and currently live and work in England as part of AGWM. She has a passion for hospitality and making people feel “at home” and valued as part of His family. Sheila is also a graphic designer, musician, finder of lost things, and mum to Grace.

FUN FACT
I love people-watching. Just give me some caffeine and a comfy chair and I’m all set!

Gladys Rodriguez
Spiritual Life Director

Gladys is an ordained minister with AG and she served as a missionary in Europe for twenty-nine years. She lives in Springfield, Missouri with her husband and two young adult children. Gladys has a passion to reach out to women around the world with hope and compassion.

FUN FACT
I was born in Paraguay and raised in Argentina. Before the pandemic I traveled the equivalent of three times around the world.