Roberta Hestenes (D.Min., Fuller Theological Seminary) served as president of Eastern University from 1987-1996, where she helped found Eastern’s Center for Christian Women in Leadership and the Center for Organizational Excellence in World Missions. Since 1980 she has served on the board of directors for both World Vision USA and World Vision International, including seven years as Chair of the Board of World Vision International. She is an ordained minister in the Presbyterian Church (USA).
CBE Endorsement: I am very enthusiastic about the growing and dynamic ministry of CBE both in this country and internationally. Through its publications, networking and conferences, CBE meets a very real need to encourage and equip both women and men with solid biblical and theological foundations for Christian ministry and life. I am grateful for the strategic role CBE plays in affirming the gifts and callings of women of faith.
Roberta Hestenes serves on CBE's Board of Reference.