John Mark Bowers
Director of Curriculum & Training Design
John Mark Bowers is the Director of Curriculum & Training Design at the Chalmers Center where he has overseen the research, development, pilot-test, and publication of domestic and international development curriculum. Using these tools, Mark has trained field partners in microfinance and financial literacy, including church-based facilitators, NGO staff, and MFI lending associates. Mark earned a B.A. in Psychology from Bryan College and a M.A. in Intercultural Studies through Wheaton College while teaching at Quy Nhon University of Pedagogy in Quy Nhon, Vietnam. Outside of work, Mark enjoys reading and writing oral narratives, practicing foreign languages, and creating community with friends and family.