Field Notes

Updates from the field

7 Reasons Why Peace Corps Volunteers Make the Best Startup Workers

7 Reasons Why Peace Corps Volunteers Make the Best Startup WorkersDecember 6, 2016 — Just came across an article on Startup Institute - and reposted on the Peace Corps blog - delving into why Peace Corps Volunteers (PCVs) are a natural fit for startups, and being a Returned Peace Corps Volunteer (RPCV) myself - as well as directly engaged in the startup world - I have to say that it covers it pretty dang well. In particular, I think points ... Read More

Across South Sudan

Across South SudanDecember 6, 2016 — I feel pretty fortunate to have had the chance to work in - and photograph - so many corners of South Sudan. I've been there on three separate contracts - mostly in programatic roles - with a number of different humanitarian organizations. I'm almost always there with camera in tow. I've been there for several months at a time, and up to a year. It's the kind of place that pushes you in every direction, and pretty much on every emotional level. In the humanitarian world, South Sudan is known as ... Read More