Fast Fact: Shawn made a documentary in Libya following the collapse of the Qaddafi Regime.
“I believe that in order to raise the global standard of living we have to address both conflict and economic development simultaneously.”
Fast Fact: Derek grew up on a dairy & agricultural farm in Moss Landing, a town in north Monterey County with a population of 204 people.
“The ability to provide food and an adequate wage for living is crucial if we wish to bring countries out of the trap of poverty.”
In January, the Monterey Institute will resume its popular development practicum in El Salvador, based on a thorough assessment finding both improved security and also new opportunities for students.
Eight Frontier Market Scouts have recently returned to the Monterey Institute after spending the summer working on social venture and impact investment projects in Turkey, Brazil, Colombia, Kenya, India and England.