Christian Nicolas Desrosiers - Entrepreneur
Christian is an entrepreneur and co-founder of Qorax Energy, a cleantech firm that works in post-conflict regions in Sub-Saharan Africa. Qorax has delivered affordable solar products and services to more than 40,000 consumers Somalia and the Democratic Republic of the Congo. Christian earned a Master in City Planning from the International Development Group at the Massachusetts Institute of Technology. At MIT, he was also a fellow at the MasterCard Foundation and the Legatum Center for Development & Entrepreneurship. A Latino who has spent his career working in Southeast Asia and East Africa, he is passionate about South-South collaboration and inclusive economic development.
Massachusetts Institute of Technology Research Assistant USA
Oromia Support Group Volunteer Field Officer Somalia
Abaarso Tech University Program Development Officer Somalia
US State Department Fulbright Scholar Indonesia
Massachusetts Institute of Technology Master in City Planning, International Development Group 2015