Kevin Thor is a Nebraska, USA native dedicated to public service through international organizations. He earned a Bachelor of Arts in Communication Studies and Bachelor of Science in Business Administration from the University of Nebraska – Lincoln and will be attending Columbia University for a Master of International Affairs. Kevin works for Operation Smile as a Regional Program Manager in Asia leading multi-year strategy and implementation for comprehensive care programs and health system strengthening initiatives in the Philippines. He is responsible for relationship engagement and multi-year center strategy with local teams, hospital leadership, government agencies, and key corporate partners to expand the collaborative impact of the organization’s work. Kevin resided in the Philippines with extensive experience across the country. Kevin previously led surgical and education programs across eight additional countries in Africa, Asia, and Latin America with Operation Smile, including reestablishing OS presence in Mozambique, multi-site programs in Madagascar, and programming following political unrest in Nicaragua. Prior to Operation Smile, Kevin lived in Viet Nam on a Fulbright Fellowship teaching and working with local nonprofits to increase student engagement. Kevin is committed to community development through cross-cultural understanding with a keen interest in human rights and humanitarian policy focused on access to quality education and reducing barriers to care. Additionally, Kevin devotes time to student development through leadership conferences and various mentorship and coaching opportunities.