About Me: Roger Burks is Senior Writer for Mercy Corps. Over the course of six years, he has traveled to more than a dozen countries — including Democratic Republic of the Congo, China, Uganda, Mongolia and Kosovo — to explore and document the agency's work. He also took part in Mercy Corps' emergency responses to the Haiti earthquake and Hurricane Katrina. Burks served as a Peace Corps Volunteer in the small West African nation of Togo.


Hi Roger,

Welcome to PulseWire! We are excited to have you in our thriving community of grassroots women leaders and supporters of women's initiatives from over 150 countries.

I look forward to hearing your voice in our community, learning from your experiences and possibly collaborating on future projects!

Warm regards, Jade Frank

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Welcome to PulseWire Roger, we're very happy that you've joined our community! If you have any questions, don't hesitate to get in contact with me!

Kind regards,


"Tell me then, what will you do with your one wild, sweet, and precious life?" -Mary Oliver

Hey there! Welcome to PulseWire!

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Welcome again to our global community and I look forward to hearing more from you here on PulseWire!