Mission imaginable: Putting ISE principles to work in Haiti

Purdue grad navigates cultural, logistical challenges at Imagine Missions school in Caribbean nation

By Lauren Neder

I applied to one university, and in my application essay I wrote that I wanted to use a Purdue University engineering degree to help others. As a high school student semi-familiar with industrial engineering, I thought that meant creating efficient processes that helped people work better. I had no idea that, for me, it would mean moving to Haiti to create a sustainable supply chain and utilize an objective-based curriculum process to ensure bright futures for 120 Haitian students as the director of Imagine Missions Professional School.

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