After a number of twists and turns, Jim O’Neil left his engineering career to become an International Development professional for major INGOs as CRS and Mercy Corps. Not a straight line and certainly not a boring life. The quest for meaning is not easy but possible, as attested by Jim’s high impact career and experience.
This episode was brought to you thanks to the Rotary Peace Fellowship (find more details below).
In Episode 19 of Season 8, learn how Jim decided to leave behind his engineering career, become an environmental activist; complete a Master’s Degree in Conflict Resolution, join the Peace Corps which led him to a career as Emergency Response Manager with global INGOs responding to crises and humanitarian challenges around the world.
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***Episode recorded on May 3rd, 2021
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This episode was brought to you thanks to the Rotary Peace Fellowship
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