Staff with the Virginia Service Commission were among attendees from 30 countries participating in the 2019 Points of Light Conference in St. Paul, MN, June 18-20. In addition to three days of sessions on topics like increasing retention, background screening, and engaging elected officials, the event featured some remarkable moments. Neil Bush reflected on the impact of his dad, former President George H.W. Bush. Former NFL player Wade Davis reminded us all about the impact of our language and not viewing the world through a deficit lens. And Nadya Okomoto wowed the crowd by sharing her personal experiences taking up the cause of gender equality.