Seth Bergeson is an MBA/MPA candidate at the University of Washington and has a background in social impact consulting and global development. A Seattle native, he graduated from Whitman College where he studied history with a focus on Africa. After college, Seth researched children’s games and childhood experiences in seven countries through a Watson Fellowship. He later lived in Bosnia and Herzegovina during a Fulbright Fellowship and helped coordinate the Humanity in Action International Conference in Sarajevo in 2012. As a Lantos-Humanity in Action Fellow, Seth worked for U.S. Representative Jim McDermott from Washington State and focused on human rights and foreign affairs. Seth has consulted for the Bill & Melinda Gates Foundation on global development and health projects in Africa. During graduate school, he has worked on projects for Amazon and a nonprofit organization providing education to prison inmates. After finishing school, Seth will work as a consultant at PwC Strategy& serving clients in the technology sector. He is also interested in social entrepreneurship, politics, and leveraging technology to create social impact.
Updated May 2019