Emet Mohr is the current senior vice president for education and youth practice and East Africa region at Chemonics International. As an education development specialist, Mohr has conducted technical assignments and implemented education projects in Jordan and Peru. He has also served as chief of party for an innovative education project in Georgia. He has a bachelor's degree from Cornell University and has completed graduate coursework in education at the University of Virginia and George Mason University.
As the deadline for the MDGs fast approaches, to make progress on education we need integrated interventions that holistically strengthen systems by working through — not around — local leaders. A guest opinion for #MDGMomentum by Ernet Mohr, senior vice president for East Africa at Chemonics.