Tue, Oct 18|
Reimagining Peace Corps Role and Model
Our speaker, Michael McCabe, is a Regional Director at Peace Corps, representing the Inter-America and the Pacific Region, will share how Peace Corps is keeping its core principles but significantly changing other components to be relevant for today's volunteers and communities.
Time & Location
Oct 18, 2022, 12:30 PM – 1:30 PM EDT
About the Event
In Mike’s role as Regional Director for the Inter-America and the Pacific Region at Peace Corps, he oversees the agency’s work in 17 countries with on average 2,500 Peace Corps Volunteers working with communities on economic development, education, health, climate/agriculture, and youth development. Mike brings over 30 years of professional experience managing international development programs. He most recently served as the Agency Senior Advisor on Youth at USAID, where he was responsible for helping integrate youth engagement and youth development issues across the agency as well as rolling out the Agency’s new Youth in Development Policy. His expertise includes capacity development, youth development, technology for development, program design and implementation, training design and facilitation, and public-private sector partnership development. Mike previously worked with: Creative Associates International as senior associate for capacity development, and chief of party for the Panama Youth At Risk Program; Peace Corps as chief of programming and training for the Inter-America and Pacific Region, and deputy director for Peace Corps/Dominican Republic; Youth Service America as vice president; the Inter-American Foundation as country representative for Mexico, Venezuela, Panama; and at UNICEF as national programs officer for the Dominican Republic.
Mike received a bachelor’s of science in international relations from Georgetown University and a master’s in public administration from Princeton University.