About the Author

Senior Editor and writer, Ozy Media. Haiti correspondent for The Economist; work has also appeared in The New York Times, the London Review of Books, the Daily Beast, and others.

Haiti Do-Gooder, TV Beet Farmer

OZY – In her latest piece, Pooja Bhatia interivews actor Rainn Wilson about Lide, his nonprofit organization based in Haiti.  Wilson is best known for playing the wacky but hilarious Dwight Schrute on The Office, but has taken on the role of philanthropist in support of arts education for girls in the Haitian countryside.  Bhatia engages Wilson