The 2007 Barr Fellows class smiles for a group photo.

Omowale Moses

CEO & Founder, MathTalk

Currently, Omowale Moses is the founder and CEO of MathTalk, a community-based education technology company that creates unique opportunities for young children and their families, particularly those in economically distressed communities, to discover and enjoy math anywhere through stories, public art, and augmented reality experiences.

Omo was born in Tanzania, East Africa. He was serving as The Young People’s Project’s (YPP) strategic advisor when he was chosen a Barr Foundation fellow in 2011. YPP works with high school and college students to utilize mathematics as a tool for personal and community transformation, seeking to “organize young people to radically change their education and the way they relate to it.”