David “Rasheed” Mutaha

David Mutaha popularly known as Rasheed is the Networking and Partnerships Associate at HCDExchange. Rasheed is an design and campaign strategist, who runs his start-up ‘creative factory’ from Nairobi Kenya. He is also a front-line youth advocate shaping the prioritization of adolescents and youth issues for desirable SRHR, HIV, gender outcomes at grassroots, regional and global fora. He has ideated, set up and steered Maisha Youth Movement and served as the National Coordinator for JIACTIVATE, two examples of numerous grassroots campaigns and movements he had mobilized and led young people through integrated digital media platforms, and the use of art and media to positively influence his generation.Rasheed aspires to use the power of design thinking, youth-adult partnerships and networks, and privilege to shift the narrative on youth engagement and agency. For him, the HCDExchange is a wonderful opportunity to create intergenerational platforms to engage, share, and learn how to build sustainable HCD+ASRH systems for the future from the lessons of our past.