Christopher Charles Hope, MDiv is the co-founder and executive director of The Loop Lab, a non-profit dedicated to advancing youth and young adults to enter careers in the creative economy through internships. Having received his B.A. from Tufts University, Hope became familiar with the Port community in Cambridge, MA while pursuing an MDiv degree from Harvard Divinity School in 2011. Formerly employed in research science, his career shift from microbiology came after a near-fatal car accident helped transform his outlook and mission. Hope is also an accomplished AV professional, and on-air DJ with a podcast and radio broadcast brand called “Hip-Hope Radio.