About Zithri

Zithri is a program-product designer and researcher focused on social equity and economic stability in marginalized communities. Over the past 20 years, his work in STEM education and technology workforce development has won national awards and garnered millions of dollars in investment. Zithri is a German Marshall Memorial Fellow (2015) and former Washington State Art Commissioner. He holds a Bachelor of Arts (BA) in Behavioral Science from Eastern Washington University, a Masters of Science in Information Science (MSIS) from the University of Washington, and is a Doctoral Candidate at the University of Washington Information School. [Learn More]

“When I was the Sr. Program Officer for Education at the Paul G. Allen Family Foundation, we made a significant investment in the vision for TAF Academy. We invested in the people who would make that vision a reality; we invested in Zithri and his group. Thanks to his hard work, today that vision is reality. Zithri is smart, dedicated, visionary, strategic, humble, personable, and so much more. He is a role model to many, and I very much enjoyed working with him. Given an opportunity I would do so again with no reservations.”
— Anson Fatland, Chief of Staff, North Forty, LLC