Thomas Hong, the leadership program director for Nuru International, has worked in education and leadership development in Afghanistan, Ethiopia, Kenya, Mongolia and Uzbekistan. He holds a B.A. in Economics and master’s degree in teaching from the University of Virginia and an MBA in international organizations from the University of Geneva.
Poverty alleviation is about restoring justice: creating a world where people living in poverty are no longer pushed to the margin, but rather are in the center. This is why expats shouldn't be permanent fixtures in the community, writes Nuru International's leadership program director.