Dr. Yaw Perbi is a physician, pastor and president of International Student Ministries Canada, with some 100 staff and 500 volunteers from coast to coast in the second largest country on earth. Serving international students today, Yaw has come full circle having been an international student himself in the USA (Louisville, KY) and Taiwan in his late teens.
As a medical doctor he has practiced medicine in both his home country, Ghana, and as a military captain/peacekeeper with the United Nations Operation in Cote d’Ivoire. For four years he served as the English pastor of the Montreal Chinese Alliance Grace Church in Quebec, Canada. He is the founder and Global CEO of The HuD Group with emerging leadership development work in fifteen countries spanning four continents.
Dr. Perbi’s 15 books include Amazon bestseller Thinking Outside the Window. He has ministered in nearly 40 countries on five continents and has been the toast of media groups worldwide, including CNN, the National Press Club (Washington DC), VOA, CBC and BBC.
He is a John Maxwell-certified speaker/trainer/coach, Fellow of the Africa Leadership Initiative, a member of the Aspen Global Leadership Network, a Lausanne Movement Catalyst (Senior Associate), is currently pursuing graduate studies in global leadership at Fuller Seminary in the USA and serves on a number of strategic boards, including Jews for Jesus Canada and the Association of Christians Ministering Among Internationals (ACMI).
Yaw currently resides in Montreal, Canada with his dear wife Anyele, an economist and entrepreneur, and five delightful home-schooled children: Agyina, Ashede, Adwenepa, Ahotew and Ahomka. He owes all this to Christ Jesus.