We can’t lose momentum; this is the message. Over the course of the past year, we’ve seen amazing innovation and response to the increased needs of vulnerable communities. I think it’s important to take a moment to reflect on the successes in the midst of all of these challenges.

Lars Battle

Director of Thought Leadership and Communication, CAF America

As Director of Thought Leadership and Communications at CAF America, Lars manages content development and distribution to both donors and nonprofit audiences to promote a more informed cross-border philanthropy that drives enduring social progress. He comes from a background in the social sector with a strong belief in the power of cross-sector partnership to advance our Global Goals while serving diverse interests. Lars previously served as editor for the Global Engagement Forum publication and has worked across Latin America on various grassroots development projects. He holds a bachelor’s in economics and a master’s in natural resources management.