Diarra Bousso is a serial entrepreneur, creative mathematician and multidisciplinary artist. She is the founder of the fashion tech company DIARRABLU with a mission to celebrate a thoughtful merger of tradition and technology while empowering local artisan communities in her native Senegal.
Profiled by Forbes, the American Math Society, CNN & Vogue for her innovative work, Diarra uses mathematical concepts and algorithms to create textiles and digital paintings.
Diarra was born in Dakar, Senegal, moved to Norway at 16 to attend the United World College and later on moved to the US where she graduated from Macalester College before starting her career on Wall Street. She resigned to follow her passion in art, mathematics and design and completed her Master’s in Mathematics Education at Stanford University with stints at Stanford Graduate School of Business and Stanford Center for Computational Research in Music and Acoustics.
Diarra is focused on thoughtfully merging the worlds of math and arts for a multi-disciplinary approach to innovation in design and learning. She is passionate about leveraging creativity for more inclusive mathematics education.