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David talks about his community in Seattle and Port-au-Prince

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David Pierre-­Louis is a community organizer that is focusing his leadership skills on social and economic development in Haiti. His dynamic leadership style is demonstrated through his mobilization of community action and advocacy for social change in Port-au-Prince.

He is the founder of Kay Tita, a community-driven organization that cultivates strategic partnerships and empowers a growing entrepreneurial ecosystem in Port-au-Prince.

David is building a six-story sustainable community resource center that focuses on creating a collaborative, reliable and globally connected space for young leaders in Port-au-Prince to build out their impact-inspired visions.

Throughout his career, David has developed his social enterprises with the mission of investing in the Haitian community by igniting young entrepreneurial talent and celebrating the country’s natural resources and culture. He is the Operational Director of Haiti Coffee Co, which sources its coffee directly from the farmers in Northern Haiti. David believes the future of Haiti depends on strengthening the country’s current supply chain, through education, training and paying above industry average wages to the farmers.

He is the Founder of Port-au-Prince Startup Week and also co-founded Impact Hub Port-au-Prince as a way to support the young entrepreneurs in Port-au-Prince in gaining access to a reliable workplace and a network to build out their impact focused initiatives. David is a Facebook Community Leadership Fellow, a program that bolsters David’s work to promote early-stage entrepreneurship in Port-au-Prince.

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