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OP-ED: President’s Young Professionals Program – Driven By Loyalty to Liberia

Eight years ago, I graduated from United Methodist University in Liberia and was enthusiastically seeking a career in the private sector. The private sector was appealing to me and other new graduates because it offered lucrative compensation, benefits, and professional growth opportunities – all of which were particularly enticing against the backdrop of a country that was only beginning to recover from a 14-year civil war.