David Sengeh

David is a PhD candidate at the MIT Media Lab and President of Global Minimum, Inc., a non-profit that helps students prototype their ideas and that helps local people implement their solutions to local problems. David’s research in the Biomechatronics Group focuses on the design of comfortable prosthetic sockets and wearable interfaces. He is a 2014 TED Fellow and he is listed in Forbes 30 Under 30 in Technology for 2013, and the Wired Smart List 2013. He was born and raised in Sierra Leone.

David Sengeh

Engineering a Better Future in Sierra Leone

July 6, 2014

In collaboration with Heather Cole-Lewis and Ariam Mogos Special to E4C Today, at Prince of Wales secondary school in Freetown, Sierra...

David Sengeh

Changing “Aid to Africa” into “Made in Africa”

February 7, 2013

As a Sierra Leonean living in the country during and after the decade-long civil war, I know the positive...


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