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When Hurricane Mitch struck Central America...

Suddenly, the tapping of my keyboard was accompanied by stark images of human suffering and natural devastation on the television screen. As the crisis unfolded before me, it fired my urgency to leave the halls of academia and put myself into the active practice of public service.


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