Kevin O’Donnell: National Director of Peace Corps

In this episode, we speak with Kevin O’Donnell, who, after decades on a private sector career path, became the first-ever Peace Corps country director for South Korea, followed by a term as national director of the Peace Corps. Mr. O’Donnell shares with us his accounts of moving to Korea for the first time, some of the challenges he faced during a budget crisis, and the relationship between the Peace Corps and its host nations.

Geo Tag 1: 
ASIA
Geo Tag 2: 
Korea, South
Thematic Category: 
Foreign Relations