James Arrington graduated from Brigham Young University with a Master’s in Mass Communications. His wife and he are great advocates of International adoption having adopted 3 of their 6 children. He is a business owner of Pukrufus offering Communication and Creative Design services to a wide variety of local, national and international clients and has worked with Humanitarian projects in Mali for the last 16 years. He loves to read, cook, play soccer, go on family walks, and engage in meaningful conversation. Empower Mali is a non profit foundation founded to partner with Malians in overcoming education and health challenges. Empower Mali (EM) works with local leaders in Mali in the fields of education, healthcare, clean water and energy.