Field trip: Mercy Corps

Mercy Corps is a leading global organization that believes that a better world is possible. Delight 2016 attendees had the chance to learn from field experts who are designing a better tomorrow and then put what they learned into action with a hands-on design challenge. Learn more in this interview with Matt Streng, Mercy Corps Director of Youth Programs.

About Matt Streng

Matt Streng brings more than 10 years of youth development experience to his current role as Mercy Corps’ Director of Youth Programs. He started with Mercy Corps in South Sudan in 2006 and has since been a member of the Technical Support Unit. From 2008-2010, he had a temporary assignment as Grassroot Soccer’s Director of Programs in South Africa. In addition to supporting Mercy Corps’ Youth in Emergencies and Sport for Change programs. Matt supports Mercy Corps’ ongoing focus on youth development and has been increasingly focused on adolescent programming, particularly adolescent girls in Nepal, child soldiers in Colombia, and Syrian refugees. Matt has a B.A. in International Relations from Dartmouth College and a Master in Public Health (MPH) from University of North Carolina, Chapel Hill.