Entrepreneurship with a Global Impact
David Zapata ’94 distinctly remembers lining the walls of his room in Ice House with rejection letters during his senior year at Gettysburg College. They were from every non-government organization he could think of, in response to letters he had written them asking for work.
A political science and history double major, Zapata knew he wanted to work internationally and thought that an NGO was the logical next step. As the rejection letters piled up, it became clear that it just wasn’t going to work out.
More than 20 years later, Zapata is glad it didn’t.
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