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With an advanced degree in international development leadership and 15 years in ministry leadership roles, Emily Sarmiento uses her personal experience to encourage and equip other leaders.
Since 2009, Emily has served as Compassion’s Child Sponsorship Program Director, leading staff in the facilitation of global child development program design, support of program implementation, and delivery of partner church and child communications.
Emily is also a member of the Board of Directors for the Accord Network, which works to empower the Christian community to end poverty through achieving excellence in relief and development.
Prior to joining Compassion, Emily served with three other International Non-governmental Organizations in roles spanning program, operations and fundraising. She has also taught high school, worked with university international students, and aided the start-up of a local outreach ministry to Spanish-speaking immigrants.
Emily’s academic background includes dual Bachelor of Science degrees in international management and Spanish, with a graduate certificate for k-12 education, all from Missouri State. She also holds a master’s degree in organizational leadership for international development from Eastern University in Pennsylvania.