Author Biographies :: William Sparks

William Sparks

William Sparks is a social innovator who designs and implements capacity building activities. Currently working on poverty reduction projects in Bangkok, Thailand, he is the former Vice President at ACDI/VOCA (, an international consulting firm that expands social and economic opportunities in over 40 of the least developed countries. His creations include the Sell More For More farmer development program used by the UN World Food Program in Rwanda and the AchieVe staff performance management program with workshops delivered worldwide. He is also actively involved in building capacity within his home community by facilitating a Community Conversation initiative to identify and implement quality of life activities. William earned his Master’s of Science in Organization Development from Pepperdine University. 




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How Do You Change the World?

Posted on October 24, 2011 in Stories

In creating a powerful and engaging experience for their last alumni event, the organizers of the Pepperdine University Master of Science in Organization Development alumni "un-conference" came up with six design principles to help stay focused on community as a place where gifts are recognized and shared with one another.… read more »