If you could have dinner with one person you regard as a leader, who would it be and why?

Nelson Mandela: His ability to bridge divides in the name of social justice is uniquely inspiring.

If you could create your own social enterprise, what would it be and why?

I would create a program that connects impoverished individuals and families with resources that allow them to have self-defined and self-sufficient freedom; because addressing poverty in moments of crisis only works for so long, and because I’m passionate about “building bridges” for people.

Host Site Overview

Catholic Charities of St. Paul and Minneapolis serves those most in need. They are a leader at solving poverty, creating opportunity, and advocating for justice in the community.

Host Site Project

Robert will focus on developing and delivering technology trainings to Catholic Charities staff. By helping to implement new systems, it will help to increase staff efficiency and effectiveness in their work with the community, and establish standard operating procedures across departments.