Christopher K. Walter

Christopher K. Walter

Christopher K. Walter

Co-founder / Member

Chris is President and Founder of Yayla Tribal Rugs, a socially-conscious business which has been directing a percentage of its profits back into the welfare of carpet-weaving communities in South Asia. He is co-founder of Barakat, Inc. as well as Machik, a DC-based non-profit working to strengthen communities in the Tibetan plateau. He serves on the Board of Directors for Barakat, Inc. and Cultural Survival, and is Chairman of the Advisory Board for Machik. He has Bachelors in Anthropology from University of Massachusetts, Boston, and he has used his formal education to hone his natural skills and passion which lie towards the field that is now being recognized as ‘social entrepreneurship.’