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Lawrence Morris

International Development Specialist

Lawrence is a native of Liberia and has lived and worked in the United States as a Permanent Resident. He returned to Liberia in 2009 to take a role as the Senior Consultant for the United States Africa Development Foundation. Lawrence holds a Master of Arts degree in Development Diplomacy from the University of Liberia and a Master of Business Administration with specializations in Finance & Financial Management from the Hogeschool van Arnhem en Nijmegen in the Netherlands.

Lawrence has over 20 years of combined professional experience and has worked in both the public and private sectors across 3 continents. He currently serves as the Resident Representative of Liberia at the Mano River Union (MRU).

We have worked together at the African Community Education Program in Worcester, Massachusetts. ACE provides after-school educational opportunities for students who need educational support to not provided by the traditional educational systems of their home-schools. Lawrence and I served as volunteer teachers as well as staff.