VENTURE FOR AMERICA
Venture For America is a selective two-year fellowship that aims to revitalize American cities and communities through entrepreneurship. Fellows are accepted into VFA and complete their fellowships working for a startup company in an emerging U.S. city.
STARLING BY VERSAME
Business Development • Design
Over 30 years of scientific research has shown that the more words spoken to a child between birth and 4 years, the more likely they are to reach their potential. The Starling is a wearable device that counts how many words a child is exposed to through the day, helping parents realize they are their baby's first and most important teacher.
BA Political Science, Cum Laude
Omicron Delta Kappa, Pi Sigma Alpha, Phi Belta Delta Academic Honor Societies. Spent Fall of 2014 studying at universities through India, Sri Lanka, Oman, and the United Arab Emirates. Spent Summer of 2015 working for social enterprise, Amani Institute, in Nairobi, Kenya and studied at the Shanghai Jiao Tong University in Shanghai, China during Spring of 2015.
Co-Founder • Lead Designer
Intrsect is a mobile application for communities that streamlines all of the information members need on a daily basis. We built this during our senior year at Davidson and became the first students to ever receive funding from the College's Venture Fund.
EARTH'S KIDS FOUNDATION
Co-Founder • Executive Director
EK is a social enterprise that helps talented artisans scale their businesses beyond the scope of their local villages and then uses 100% of profits to keep children out of trafficking networks. Our vision for Earth's Kids is for consumers to understand the power they have in tackling some of the biggest issues facing humanity.
Colorstock is a culturally intelligent stock photo marketplace of connecting emerging photographers to brands, marketers, and content creators. Brands like Slack, Vice, NYU, Color of Change, and the YWCA use our images to change the visual narrative.