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Masters Student

David F. Castro Pena

Masters Student in Management Science and Engineering, admitted Autumn 2023
David is a social entrepreneur with an experience of +7 years optimizing processes, reducing costs, and leading teams within multilateral organizations, including the United Nations, the University of California, Stanford University, and government institutions in the United States and Colombia. In his capacity, David integrates machine learning, econometrics, and political economy to craft solutions for intricate challenges affecting millions of people.

As a scholar, David earned significant recognition in 2020 when the University of California, San Diego granted him a full fellowship to pursue a master's in public policy. Furthering his academic pursuits, in 2023, David secured a second accolade with a fellowship to pursue a Master of Science in Management Science and Engineering at Stanford University.



MA, University of California, San Diego, Public Policy (2022)
BS, Universidad Sergio Arboleda, Industrial Engineering (2012)