Graduate candidate '09, MA Geography/Planning
Place of service: Humanities University of Zaporozhye; Zaporozhye, Ukraine '01-'03
Program of service: Business Education
Laird served for 25 months as a Peace Corps volunteer (plus 3 months in training). This experience propelled Laird into the world of Internationl development for two more years working with Peace Corps in Washington, DC and then with American Councils for International Education in Vladivostok, Russia; Kyiv, Ukraine and Washington, DC.
Laird has a BA in Economics from Hampden-Sydney College and an AA in Photojournalism from Randolph Community College. Kyle is pictured above (right) with fellow Peace Corps Volunteer in Kyiv for New Years.