Tue, Oct 04|
Commitment in the Age of Extinction: How organizations large and small can make a difference when problems overwhelm us
David Barth, a head of programming at Save the Children, will share his thoughts on how the confluence of climate, conflict, and COVID has made citizen and organizational engagement more critical than ever.
Time & Location
Oct 04, 2022, 12:30 PM – 1:30 PM EDT
About the Event
With over 25 years of experience in international development and humanitarian relief, David Barth leads Save the Children US’s international work, serving children in over 100 countries. Focused on helping all children learn, survive, and be protected, David and team focus on those who have suffered from exclusion and discrimination. Save the Children is a global leader on helping students access quality education in the world’s most complex environments. Prior to joining Save, David served as Director of the Ford Foundation’s Youth Opportunity and Learning Division. This followed a decorated career with USAID, where he held a number of senior positions including Director of Middle East Programs, Global Director for Education, Deputy Assistant Administrator for Public Affairs, Agency Deputy Chief of Staff, and Mission Director to Bosnia and Herzegovina. At every stop, David has centered elevating the role of the school in building global citizens, strengthening communities, and combatting inequality.