Special Assistant to the President, Food for the Hungry, M.A. '02.
Pete Howard of Phoenix, Ariz. serves as special assistant to the president of Food for the Hungry, an organization that assists some of the world's most disadvantaged people in 47 countries through child development programs, agriculture and clean-water projects, health and nutrition programs, education, and emergency relief. Pete helps the president’s office move forward on key relationships, and partnerships with US government leaders, church leaders and international organizations. Recently, he has been charged to launch a new work in China—an academic study-abroad program for American college students to study development in a a cross-cultural setting. “I am passionate about seeing Christians mobilized to redeem their talents for God’s radical work. And I have the opportunity to connect with believers the world over who have redeemed their gifts and talents for Kingdom purposes,” said Pete. “I run into water specialists, teachers, medical professionals, child development experts, accountants, logicians, etc. who have said to God ‘here is what I have to offer’ and God is using them worldwide.”