Award-winning international author D.A. (Dennis) Winstead graduated with an Economics degree from North Carolina State University and a Masters in Public Policy from George Washington University. Dennis began working for the United States Department of State soon after. As a senior government official for over twenty-three years, he focused on economic and security development policy and traveled extensively during his years of civil service-mostly in post-conflict countries in Asia, Eastern Europe, and Africa. He now runs Color Him Father Foundation, a non-fatherhood empowerment non-profit operating in Africa.