Peter Greer, president and chief executive officer of Hope International, will present “Entrepreneurship, Development, and Christian Mission” on Wednesday, Feb. 11, at 7 p.m. at Hope College in Winants Auditorium of Graves Hall.
The public is invited. Admission is free.
Greer has a background in international development and micro finance, and has written extensively about Christian mission and international poverty. He speaks and writes on the topic of faith and international development, and is the co-author of “The Poor Will Be Glad,” “The Spiritual Danger of Doing Good” and “Mission Drift.” Following his talk, there will be a reception and book table in Winants Auditorium.
Greer received a Bachelor of Science degree in international business from Messiah College, a Master of Public Policy with a concentration in political and economic development from Harvard University’s Kennedy School, and an honorary doctorate from Erskine College. Prior to his education at Harvard, he served as managing director for URWEGO Community Banking in Kigali, Rwanda, for three years. He also served as a technical advisor for Self-Help Development Foundation (CARE Zimbabwe) in Bulawayo, Zimbabwe, and worked as a microfinance advisor in Phnom Penh, Cambodia.
Graves Hall is located at 263 College Ave., between 10th and 12th streets.