Sam Worthington is the president and CEO of InterAction, the largest alliance of U.S.-based relief and development NGOs working overseas. He has served as vice chair of InterAction's board of Directors, chaired its PVO standards and membership committee, and was co-chair of its Commission on the Advancement of Women. Previously, he served as CEO Plan USA.
Diversified funding allows nonprofits to scale and sustain vital global aid and development initiatives — and this is a good thing, Interaction President and CEO Sam Worthington argues in this exclusive commentary.
For this year’s International Day for the Eradication of Poverty, Devex and InterAction are partnering to showcase innovative efforts that are making an impact in the developing world. In this editorial, InterAction President Sam Worthington urges stronger support for global efforts to end extreme poverty and explains how programs funded by U.S. assistance that are changing lives through increased access to education, health and other services.