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David Peck

David Peck is a Canadian magician, academic, and writer who is active in the academic, entertainment, and international development sectors. Peck is the Founder of SoChange, a regular contributor to, and a lecturer at Humber College in Hamilton, Ontario. He received his master’s degree in philosophy from the University of Guelph in 2004. Peck currently manages SoChange, a social enterprise that works alongside members of the non-governmental community in areas such as fundraising, advocacy, and donor relations. In addition to working to raise the capacity of such organizations as Make Poverty History and Asian Outreach, SoChange has spearheaded such events as Why Everything Must Change, which brought together prominent social justice advocates in a conference setting, and the Mosquitoes Suck Tour, which collaborates with UNICEF and aligns with the Canadian initiative Spread the Net managed by Plan Canada to raise funds and awareness for malaria alleviation efforts in Africa.