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Milken Scholar 2011
Scholar Profile

David Tang-Quan

Nonprofit Management


David is an experienced international development professional and former management consultant with work experience across five continents. He recently completed his MBA at Oxford University's Saïd Business School and plans to continue to scale private sector businesses with a social impact lens.
His previous work experiences include a stint in Colombia with Enveritas, a coffee certification startup; time in Rwanda with EarthEnable, an affordable flooring social enterprise; and several years in Boston at Innosight, a strategy and innovation consulting firm. David graduated from Harvard with a degree in Economics and minor in Global Health and Health Policy. He spent his four years at Harvard serving at the Harvard Square Homeless Shelter, eventually becoming the Administrative Director.

High school:  Palos Verdes Peninsula High School


College Year Degree
Harvard College
Cambridge, MA
2015 A.B. Economics
University of Oxford
2020 M.B.A. Business

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David Tang-Quan (MS '11)

David Tang-Quan, MS '11, is the new Chief of Staff at EarthEnable, a social enterprise in Rwanda which focuses on providing affordable flooring that can be washed, cleaned, and used to create a healthy home environment for the over 1 billion people who currently have dirt floors in their homes. David received his degree in economics from Harvard College.