The Monterey Institute recently launched the MIIS International Friendship Program, matching interested international students with enthusiastic local families, and opening up the world for all involved.
July 24, 2013
Location: Nicaragua and Colombia
Village Capital Partner: Pomona Impact
Neil is wholly devoted to solving global poverty problems through business and social enterprise. He has worked in nonprofit development in San Francisco and led grassroots re-development efforts in New Orleans, managed a commercial real estate finance and development firm in southern California, and co-founded a digital music start-up to help struggling artists. Most recently, he led a competitive team to formulate a social venture to combat global food security for the Clinton Global Initiative. In his free time, Neil has traveled to Western Europe, India, Morocco, and Egypt and is fluent in Spanish. He loves football and Al Jazeera English.
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The Monterey Institute’s downtown campus is buzzing this week as a new and typically diverse class arrives to begin their MIIS experience.