Faith & Work Night - Business
Wisdom at Work Pt I - Through the Lens of Proverbs
Proverbs provides us with a framework for making wise choices in the face of challenges we encounter at work. Join us to hear a conversation between pastor and practitioner, addressing the challenges of developing wisdom & discernment. Engage in small group discussion afterward to apply to your own situations & context.
In her current work, Dasha engages international companies and governments, the world’s 1000 most influential leaders working to address climate change, in partnerships that are helping put us on track for a cleaner, more prosperous future. Dasha is responsible for identifying leadership opportunities for these F500 companies, city and state governments to scale up business friendly clean technologies such as LED lighting, electric vehicles, high performing buildings and renewable energy. Dasha recently worked in partnership with NYC DOT to launch the City’s first large-scale LED lighting project in Central Park. She has also created and launched significant public private partnerships like Forward Chicago with former Mayor Richard M. Daley and the Chicago 2016 Olympic Bid Committee and Climate Week NYC with Mayor Michael R. Bloomberg.
Dasha supported the US Green Building Council New York Chapter's Programs & Education Committee that helped expand adoption of the LEED (Leadership in Energy & Environmental Design) certification for buildings, redefining the commercial real estate sector’s view of a best in class building. In addition, Dasha has held positions consulting for women’s micro-enterprise groups in Kenya and educating students about art and environmental issues.
Dasha earned her Bachelor of Arts with Honors from Wake Forest University and is completing her Master of Arts in Business Management from New York University.
Abe Cho, Assistant Pastor Abe Cho grew up all over the country, living in Illinois, Minnesota, Virginia and Connecticut. He has his M.Div and Th.M. from Gordon-Conwell Theological Seminary and was previously the Youth Pastor at First Korean Presbyterian in Hartford, CT and the Director of University Ministries at Citylife Presbyterian in Boston. He is currently a D.Min. candidate at Fuller Theological Seminary. He and his wife, Jordyn, have been in NYC since 2007 and have three young children, Lydia, Ezra, and Micah. As Assistant Pastor, Abe's role includes pastoral care and counseling, leadership development, overseeing the Community Group staff, helping shape overall strategy and vision, leading services, and preaching and teaching. Outside of work, you can find him reading, playing volleyball with his wife, or going on "Scooter Adventures" in Riverside Park with his kids. If you really want to stump him, ask him if he's right-handed, left- handed or ambidextrous (he actually doesn't know).