Our Founder

Leslie Mosher holds a Doctorate of Business Administration (DBA) degree, a Master of Management and Leadership degree, and a Bachelor of Ministry Leadership degree. She is ordained through The River International Revival Network. She also possesses a globally recognized Project Management Professional (PMP) credential and has 18 years of operations management experience. Leslie has been serving as Christian university adjunct and special-appointment faculty teaching both traditional and adult students both on-ground and on-line since 2008. Leslie has lived in East Africa since 2010 and uses this experience along with her education and work experience to lead Surprised by Hope and its team of Ugandan and Kenyan student-facilitators in creating lasting solutions to poverty by providing Christ-centered business education and fostering personal encounters with the love of God.