Deborah Tien (2019)
United States of America
Wellesley College,Wellesley University
Deborah Tien graduated from Wellesley College with a degree in Astrophysics in 2012. Armed with a passion for creative justice and a deep belief that it should not just be the 'elite' who solve the hard problems, she has spent the past few years living and working in Arusha, Tanzania, leading a small, grassroots social innovation makerspace & outreach programs, focused on creating a world with more local solutions to local challenges. Her ecosystem approach has led to developing local & international partnerships and sparked many interesting conversations. Deborah is 27 years old and from the United States.