Voices of Compassion

Voices of Compassion

Compassion International’s ministry of releasing children from poverty in Jesus’ name has touched millions of young lives around the world over the past half-century. The staff who guides our ministry has not only a passion for serving children in need, but also an in-depth understanding of the myriad of topics related to Compassion’s mission and work — from global poverty to child survival to social justice.

We are pleased to present these outstanding voices of Compassion who are available to share their insights and expertise at your next conference or event. Engaging and relevant, these Compassion speakers will make your next event an unforgettable experience for you and your attendees.

Emily Sarmiento

Topics: Global Poverty, Holistic Child Development, Leadership, Leadership Development

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.

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Kurt Birky

Topics: Child Advocacy, Christian Ministry, Church Engagement, Compassion's Ministry

As the Global Brand Director for Compassion International, Kurt Birky knows great communication, especially when it comes to speaking about his passion — serving the world’s poor.

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Dr. Scott Todd

Topics: Author, Child Advocacy, Compassion Staff, Global Poverty, World Health Issues

Dr. Scott Todd leads Compassion’s Global Advocacy efforts and represents the organization in networks focused on children, mission, development and poverty eradication. An internationally known speaker, he explains with power and clarity how extreme global poverty can be ended — in this generation.

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