Hello, I'm Ravin Ramananjara Pierre the PROGRESSIVE. I'm known for being innovatively disruptive & transparent. I'm a "working class threat" against established and rising Corporate Democrats & Corporate Republicans.
I'm a local born PNW Aerospace Engineer, Data Scientist and STEM enthusiast who's lived in Washington for +35 years.
I was proudly raised by my working class immigrant parents from Madagascar & Haiti, who were penpals for 20 years before marriage.
I was born in a speeding red Ford Fairlane Wagon on I-405 South near Redmond, WA and grew up in the neighborhoods of South Everett & Mill Creek, WA.
I'm a husband to a (Anti-Putin) Russian engineer immigrant and father of 2 young children, who enjoy their privacy; they are not props, they are people.
I'm 'anti-career politicians' and I'm hellbent on term limits (my personal goal is 1 term);
thus I'm your 2022 aggressive progressive, data driven Democratic challenger to US Senator Patty Murray (WA).
Professionally, I'm currently on 2022 sabbatical while running for Federal Office.
And unpleasantly like many others, I struggled to pay off the +$120K undergrad student loans.
Later I completed my Masters in Astronautical Engineering at University of Southern California (USC), remotely in 2011 while working full time.
and I have 1 US patent grant + 2 pending.
For the past 15 years, I pro-bono career mentored more than 50+ (mostly young) people into STEM fields and I'm currently on the advisory committee for Seattle University's Masters Program in Data Science.
As a space advocate/nerd, I've delivered presentations & talks at Small Satellite Conference in Logan, UT and Space Symposium 365 in Colorado Springs, CO. And I volunteer at Space Frontier’s New Space Conference in Seattle, WA.
I've been a delegate for local Bernie Sanders 2016 Presidential Campaign.
I've proudly volunteer collaborated with DataKind (#Data4Good) + United Nations High Commissioner for Refugees (UNHCR) on satellite imagery as a team Data Science manager.
And I've participated in 3 international pro-democracy protests in Eastern Europe (Pro-Navalny / Anti-Putin), South East Asia & North America.