RAYMON BURTON

Executive Director, Refugee Education Initiative

Raymon Burton has been involved in refugee resettlement in various capacities for the last five years. He recently worked with the Church Jesus Christ of Latter-day Saints in developing their refugee initiatives. He spent half of 2016 embedded within the International Rescue Committee in an effort to better understand the refugee resettlement process. He is currently the Executive Director of RefugeeOne, an NGO funded by Roger Boyer that assists individuals with a refugee background in achieving prosperity through higher education. In this position, Raymon oversees RefugeeOne’s efforts to provide holistic scholarship funding and preparation for internships and employment with a clear career ladder.