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Wendy Smiley

Gwendolyn Smiley

Affiliate Assistant Professor of Leadership

BA, University of California, Davis

TESOL Certification, William Carey International University

MA in Global Leadership, Fuller Theological Seminary

Doctor of Intercultural Studies, Fuller Theological Seminary


Wendy Smiley has been involved in cross-cultural Christian work for over 30 years primarily in the Middle East. She and her husband raised their four children overseas as they worked alongside local fellowships and discipled believers. She now works in an international capacity as the Personnel Director as well as Deputy Director for their cross-cultural organization. She lives with her husband in southern Oregon.


Dissertation: “Appreciative Mentoring for World Horizons Personnel”