In this episode of the L3 Leadership podcast, you will hear our question and answer session with Kimberly Gonxhe, Director of the Metro-Urban Institute.
Episode #112: Q&A with Kimberly Gonxhe, Director of the Metro-Urban Institute
- Question #1: Can you talk about building partnerships and collaborations with others in order to make long-term sustainable impacts?
- Question #2: Did you deal with doubt when it came to the vision you had in your heart?
- Question #3: Can you talk about the career change you made to do what you’re passionate about? How did you make that transition to pursue your passion?
- Question #4: You said you spend 34 year driven by fear… what caused you to start living by faith instead of fear?
- Question #5: Can you talk about getting help? Even through therapy? Isn’t therapy only for crazy people?
- Question #6: What are some of the norms you’ve seen in US culture that we take for granted that we may need to challenge?
- Question #7: How can we really make a difference in the neighborhoods we live in? Especially when we find people don’t want to change?
- Question #8: How can we connect with what you’re doing and serve you?
- Question #9: Do you have a theme for your year? What are you trying to work on this year?
Kimberly Gonxhe serves as director of the Metro-Urban Institute at Pittsburgh Theological Seminary. Kimberly earned a bachelor’s from Ohio University and a master of divinity from Pittsburgh Theological Seminary, where she was the Valentour World Travel Scholar focusing on women’s issues in a global context. She also serves as the founder and executive director of the Live Foundation, a global gender justice organization uplifting communities through systematic transformation. She answered the current call on her life after a thriving 10-year engineering career with a Fortune 100 Company. Kimberly has advocated for the marginalized in more than 32 countries, spanning five continents, touching the lives of thousands. Her work has positively affected war-torn displaced people in Uganda, reformed sex workers in Indonesia, as well as married, mutilated, and uneducated young girls in Kenya. Kimberly enjoys traveling, painting, hiking, and international cuisine. She is the mother of two: Jaden Alexander and Zion Gabrielle.
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