How to build refugee self-reliance during COVID-19
The pandemic has shown that when people can make use of their skills to find new ways to support themselves, the whole community benefits.
Sasha Chanoff is the Founder and Executive Director of RefugePoint, and the co-author of the book From Crisis to Calling: Finding Your Moral Center in the Toughest Decisions, with a foreword by David Gergen. He is a recipient of the Charles Bronfman Humanitarian Prize, the Harvard Center for Public Leadership Gleitsman International Activist Award, and is a White House Champion of Change. Sasha has appeared on 60 Minutes and in other US media outlets, and has received social entrepreneur fellowships from the Draper Richards Kaplan Foundation, Ashoka, and Echoing Green. He is a steering committee member of New England International Donors and a founding advisor to The Good Lie Fund, the philanthropic arm of the Warner Bros. film The Good Lie about the resettlement of the Sudanese Lost Boys and Girls.