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Daphnee Charles

Co-Founder & COO, COCREAD

Co-Founder, ACTIVEH

Career Services & Alumni Coordinator, Haitian Education & Leadership Program (HELP)

Daphnee Charles is a Haiti-based agro-economist graduated from “Université Quisqueya” in Haiti with a scholarship from the Haitian Education and leadership Program (HELP) and have completed a fellowship program at Dartmouth in 2010 and the Bridge program of the Tuck Business School of Dartmouth in 2012.

Daphnee is interested in using art to tackle severe challenges in Haiti. She produced a theme song through a national and regional awareness campaign around climate change and protection of biodiversity.

Daphnee is also the co-founder of Action toward initiative and volunteering for Education in Haiti (ACTIVEH), a social Haiti-based organization created in 2012 with the goal to promote volunteering work among the Haitian youth. She’s herself volunteering 70 hours a month in helping poor people to read, to think and to develop personal thinking on important frequently asked questions.

Her newest initiative is” Cocreating Development (COCREAD) a social enterprise, comprised of a diverse team with the objective to boost community entrepreneurship through innovation art and technology.

She’s strongly convinced that entrepreneurship from the bottom is the strongest and the most sustainable option to tackle dire poverty in Haiti.  Daphnee is the Startup Grind Port au Prince Chapter Director and the Head of Community engagement of the Haiti Tech Summit.