APSIA Interviews Professor Erwin Tiongson

Professor Erwin Tiongson dives into his career and education background in a recent interview with APSIA. Throughout the interview, he describes the pivotal moment of his life that led him to a career in International Affairs and Development, why he pursued certain degrees and universities and overcoming the barriers he faced in higher education. The interview closed with a call to action for students pursuing higher education in international development from underrepresented communities, “You bring a unique perspective into international affairs… whether systems rise or fall will, I think, depend on our capacity to listen, to care, and to build a kinder world for everyone.”