Dale Hanson Bourke
Dale Hanson Bourke is an award-winning writer, editor, publisher, and business owner. She has served on the boards of major humanitarian organizations including World Vision US, World Vision International, International Justice Mission, Opportunity International, and MAP International.
Having traveled to 62 countries, she has written stories about the people she met and the issues they face for such publications as The Washington Post, Christianity Today, Religion News Service, The Atlantic, Relevant, and others. She has been a syndicated columnist and hosted her own radio show, and continues to be a regular guest on popular radio shows and podcasts. In addition to serving as editor of Today’s Christian Woman magazine, publisher of Religion News Service and president of Publishing Directions, she was also president of the CIDRZ Foundation, supporting the treatment of women and children with HIV/AIDS in Africa, and a consultant to the World Bank and The George W. Bush Foundation.
The founder of World Vision’s Women of Vision, she has been a popular speaker with women’s groups and currently serves as senior advisor to World Vision’s Strong Women, Strong World program. She also serves as a global ambassador for Oxfam’s Sisters on the Planet.
Author of 12 books and hundreds of articles, Dale has won awards for her writing from the Associated Press, Evangelical Christian Publishers Association, Christianity Today, Evangelical Press Association, Associated Church Press, and InterAction.
A graduate of Wheaton College, she holds an MBA from the University of Maryland. She and her husband live near Washington, DC. She has two grown sons, one amazing daughter-in-law, a lovable granddog, and the cutest granddaughter in the world. Find her online at dalehansonbourke.com or on her Amazon Author Page.