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Chike Aguh

ISTE Future of Work Fellow

Digital US

Chike Aguh (Chee-Kay Ah-goo) is an advisor for Digital US, a cross sector coalition and movement focused on the 21st Century moonshot of getting every American worker the digital skills that they need to succeed by 2030. Additionally, as a current term member at the Council of Foreign Relations, member of their Taskforce on the Future of the US Workforce, and the inaugural Future of Work Fellow at the International Society for Technology in Education, Chike writes and speaks on the future of work, particularly the impacts on and opportunities for underserved communities.

Previously, he worked as an education policy official under the Mayor of New York, a 2nd grade teacher and Teach For America corps member, a Fulbright Scholar in Thailand, a Director of Corporate Strategy at the Advisory Board Company, and CEO of a national social enterprise which has helped connect 500,000 low-income Americans in 48 states to affordable internet and digital skills. He currently serves as s Senior Principal and Director of Strategy at the McChrystal Group.

Chike holds degrees from Tufts University (B.A.), the Harvard Graduate School of Education (Ed.M), the Harvard Kennedy School of Government (MPA), and the University of Pennsylvania’s Wharton School (MBA). He is a 40 under 40 honoree for the Washington Business Journal, Prince George's County and the Wharton School; and a 2017 Presidential Leadership Scholar. He serves/d as a board member for the Harvard Kennedy School of Government Alumni Board, Tufts University Alumni Council, and Teach for America-DC Region. He has spoken at, written for and/or been featured by the White House, Harvard University, CNNMoney, Aspen Institute, Forbes, Wired Magazine, and Fast Company.

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