David Moinina Sengeh
Global Minimum, Inc.
Originally from Sierra Leone, David Moinina Sengeh is a Harvard University/Massachusetts Institute of Technology-trained biomechatonics engineer who has developed patented technology in the design of comfortable prosthetic interfaces; won $200,000 to develop microbial fuel cells from the World Bank; and worked on research to create inhalable vaccines. He is a TED Fellow who’s been honored on Forbes 30 under 30 in Technology and Wired.Co.UK’s Smart List. He’s also a fashion designer and an inspirational music artist.
Design for Good
In the last century, design has solved problems both big and small, forging a path through uncertain territory and an ever-changing landscape of new possibilities. But never before has the need been greater to solve the complex challenges associated with improving our quality of life across the globe. In this session, David Sengeh will talk about his experience tackling large-scale problems through big ideas like social entrepreneurship and new bionics to create a real and lasting impact on our world.