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Tuesday, November 15 • 6:00pm - 8:00pm
Africatown Ambassadors

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Come hear inspirational TED-like stories from Africatown Ambassadors who have recently been out building international pipelines and establishing impactful relationships with startups in Africa and the diaspora. 

Moderators
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David D. Harris

Startup Advocate, City of Seattle Office of Economic Development
David is the Startup Advocate for the City of Seattle's Office of Economic Development where he supports tech startups through the StartupSeattle program. In his role, he also helps to lead the TechHire initiative for the Seattle region, which aims to connect women, people of color, and the formerly incarcerated with training and jobs in the tech industry, and was started by President Obama in 2015... Read More →

Speakers
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Godwin Gabriel

CEO, Moovn
Moovn is a ride-hailing app that is currently operating in 7 U.S. cities and has plans to rapidly expand in both western and emerging markets. Founded by Tanzanian-born Godwin Gabriel, the mobile application also operates in 3 cities in Africa: Johannesburg, South Africa; Nairobi, Kenya; and Gabriel’s home city, Dar-es-salaam, Tanzania... Read More →
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David Pierre-Louis

Executive Director (Kay Tita) / Founder, Kay Tita
(Port-Au-Prince Startup Week, Co-Organizer) | David Pierre-Louis is a leader in organization, social and economic development. As a magnate in business development, hospitality and entertainment, David is presently focusing his skills and leadership in cultivating community action... Read More →
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Sara Zewde

Sara Zewde is a landscape designer and urbanist. She holds a Master of Landscape Architecture from the Harvard University Graduate School of Design, a Master of City Planning from MIT, and a BA in Sociology and Statistics from Boston University. Sara was named the 2014 National Olmsted... Read More →