David is a cultural entrepreneur that works as a manager at TAF, where his focus is on STEM (Science, Technology, Engineering, and Math) Integration and Entrepreneurial Education. He’s also a graduate student in the University of Washington’s Human Centered Design and Engineering Master’s Program.
His passion is facilitating resource-constrained communities learning, creating, and sharing of knowledge, tools, and materials to create feasible, culturally relevant opportunities for upward economic mobility.
In 2014, he formed Hack the CD - a collective of self determined social innovators focused on the creation of sustainable, equitable growth through entrepreneurship in the Central District of Seattle. Currently, they’re focused on answering the question, “How might we create fertile ground for the African American community in Seattle to grow with the city’s current tech boom?”