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Nigel Fisher’s impatience, combined with an affinity for team building, found a home in crisis and response. Andrew Kaiser’s sharp business sense and problem-solving nature led to founding his own company to address emerging market challenges. And Laurence Carter’s relationship-building talent landed him a career in partnerships.
The common thread? None of the three knew quite where they’d end up when embarking on a career in international development.
Devex asked the three leaders to take a step back and share what they learned from their first job — and what they know now that they may have benefitted from knowing then.
Here’s an excerpt from our conversations.