Join us on June 10, 2024 at the Pursuit Bash Annual Gala to celebrate our impact and community!

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One Big Team

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All in, all to­geth­er

We are tackling one of the most pressing socio-economic challenges of our time. That’s why we need the knowledge and efforts of everyone across our One Big Team of staff, volunteers, companies, community partners, and industry leaders—all of whom are committed not only to our Fellows' dreams but their ability to reach them.

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Leading

employer partners

Our Fellows have been employed at over 200+ leading companies. From fast-growing startups to large public corporations, Pursuit Fellows are now writing code and enabling innovation across all industries.

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Community is at our center

Through our deep relationships with community organizations, we recruit potential future Fellows and build trust on-the-ground. We work with our partners to host info sessions, offer application workshops, and provide other resources to prioritize access to career opportunities for underserved, underrepresented communities.

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Pursuit staff
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David Yang
Co-founder and Chief Creative Officer
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Jukay Hsu
Co-founder and CEO
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Afiya Augustine
Growth Operations Manager
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Agnieszka Zebzda
Finance Manager
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AJ Temple
Strategic Proposal Manager
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Alex Paul
Instructor Adviser
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Alexis Medina
Senior Manager of Volunteer and Corporate Engagement
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Angie Munoz
Instructional Associate
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Ari Bilici
General Manger, Bond Platform
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Becky Lee
VP, Development & Strategic Partnerships
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Carlos Godoy
Instructor
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Caroline Kang
Senior Employment Manager
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Caroline Oh
Chief Operating Officer
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Caston Boyd
Instructor
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Christie Saint-Vil
Community Development Director
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Dan Salerno
Talent Manager
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David Sternlieb
General Counsel
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Davonte Williams
Fellow Success & Operations Manager
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Emma Pendon
Community Development Associate
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Gigi Scarborough
Instructor
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JD Richards
Instructor
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Joanna Patterson
VP, Employment
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John Meyers
Growth Marketing Manager
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Jordan Manley
Employment Instructor
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José Meija
Instructional Associate
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Jose Ortiz Jr
VP Public Sector Innovations and External Affairs
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JP Bowditch
Senior Manager, Strategic Proposals
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Khalid Jameer
Instructor
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Louis Philips
Talent Manager
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Maliq Taylor
Instructor
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Matt Patrick
Fellow Success Lead
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Na'taja Flood
Career Services Manager
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Ophelia Chua
Managing Director, Impact Investments
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Pak Nin Chu
Instructor
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Paul Ko
Service Operations Manager
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Rachel Liang
Strategy and Operations manager
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Raquel Martinez
VP of Product and Community Development
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Raquelle Querido
Admissions Operations Associate
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Raz Efron
Instructor
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Rebecca Qian
Executive Projects Manager
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Remi Szymborski
Talent Acquisition Coordinator
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Sascha Owen
SVP of Policy and External Affairs
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Sophia Schneider
Senior Manager of Network Engagement and Events
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Stefano Barros
Career and Leadership Manager
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Steven Zhang
Instructor
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Tali Erdfarb
Director of Talent
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Thomas Voute
GM, Enterprise
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Tim McKiernan
Instructional Associate
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Timothy Asprec
Program Delivery Manager, Employer Services
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Victor Eduardo
Data & Systems Manager
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Will Kenney
VP Strategy & Operations, Pursuit Benefit Corp.
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William Nervig
Strategic Grant Writer Associate
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Yong Kang
Chief Financial Officer
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Yoshiyuki Minami
Senior Visual and Communications Designer
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David Yang
Co-founder and Chief Creative Officer
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Jukay Hsu
Co-founder and CEO
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Afiya Augustine
Growth Operations Manager
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Agnieszka Zebzda
Finance Manager
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AJ Temple
Strategic Proposal Manager
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Alex Paul
Instructor Adviser
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Alexis Medina
Senior Manager of Volunteer and Corporate Engagement
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Angie Munoz
Instructional Associate
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Ari Bilici
General Manger, Bond Platform
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Becky Lee
VP, Development & Strategic Partnerships
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Carlos Godoy
Instructor
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Caroline Kang
Senior Employment Manager
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Caroline Oh
Chief Operating Officer
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Caston Boyd
Instructor
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Christie Saint-Vil
Community Development Director
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Dan Salerno
Talent Manager
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David Sternlieb
General Counsel
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Davonte Williams
Fellow Success & Operations Manager
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Emma Pendon
Community Development Associate
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Gigi Scarborough
Instructor
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JD Richards
Instructor
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Joanna Patterson
VP, Employment
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John Meyers
Growth Marketing Manager
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Jordan Manley
Employment Instructor
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José Meija
Instructional Associate
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Jose Ortiz Jr
VP Public Sector Innovations and External Affairs
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JP Bowditch
Senior Manager, Strategic Proposals
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Khalid Jameer
Instructor
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Louis Philips
Talent Manager
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Maliq Taylor
Instructor
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Matt Patrick
Fellow Success Lead
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Na'taja Flood
Career Services Manager
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Ophelia Chua
Managing Director, Impact Investments
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Pak Nin Chu
Instructor
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Paul Ko
Service Operations Manager
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Rachel Liang
Strategy and Operations manager
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Raquel Martinez
VP of Product and Community Development
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Raquelle Querido
Admissions Operations Associate
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Raz Efron
Instructor
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Rebecca Qian
Executive Projects Manager
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Remi Szymborski
Talent Acquisition Coordinator
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Sascha Owen
SVP of Policy and External Affairs
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Sophia Schneider
Senior Manager of Network Engagement and Events
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Stefano Barros
Career and Leadership Manager
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Steven Zhang
Instructor
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Tali Erdfarb
Director of Talent
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Thomas Voute
GM, Enterprise
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Tim McKiernan
Instructional Associate
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Timothy Asprec
Program Delivery Manager, Employer Services
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Victor Eduardo
Data & Systems Manager
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Will Kenney
VP Strategy & Operations, Pursuit Benefit Corp.
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William Nervig
Strategic Grant Writer Associate
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Yong Kang
Chief Financial Officer
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Yoshiyuki Minami
Senior Visual and Communications Designer
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Jennifer Hensley
Senior Vice President, Corporate Affairs at Con Edison. Pursuit Board Chair

Alex Atallah
Co-Founder of OpenSea

Adam Belanich
Co-founder & CEO of Joyride Coffee Distributors. Pursuit Board Treasurer

Katy Knight
Executive Director and President of the Siegel Family Endowment. Pursuit Governance Chair

Michael Borofsky
General Counsel at Gryphon Investors

Jukay Hsu
Co-founder and CEO of Pursuit

Alan Jones
Senior Managing Director at Intermediate Capital Group (ICG)

Soo Kim
Managing Director and Chief Investment Officer of Standard General

Elias Roman
Senior Director of Product Management at Google Labs

Stuart Spodek
Managing Director at BlackRock

Dan Teran
Co-founder & Managing Partner at Gutter Capital.

Paul Vizcarrondo
Wachtell, Lipton, Rosen & Katz

Amy Wang
Head of Private Credit, Managing Director at Blue Earth Capital AG. Board Observer

David Yang
Co-founder and Chief Creative Officer of Pursuit

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Zachary Smith
Partner at Humans of the Internet
Pursuit Operating Board, Chair

Jumi Barnes
Managing Director, Global Head of Investment Banking Division (IBD) Digital Platform Engineering, and Technology Fellow at Goldman Sachs

Jessie Cai
Vice President at General Atlantic

Sam Charney
Founder of Charney Construction and Development

Margot Edelman
GM at Edelman NYC

Kanan Kapadia
Partner at Abstract Group

Ritambhara Kumar
Managing Director at J.P. Morgan

Chris Maddern
Co-Founder & CEO at Floor NFTs

Rich Siu
Chief Investment Officer at F&T Group

Sarah Walker
Co-Founder & CEO at Picky Penguin

Zohar Yardeni
Chief Product Officer at The Knot Worldwide

Funders & Investors

Pursuit is proud to partner with best-in-class funders and investors across business, impact, philanthropy, and technology. By leveraging a spectrum of funding, we're able to deliver real social and capital returns for everyone.

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Volunteers

Pursuit began as an entirely volunteer-run organization, and that foundation persists today. We rely on our volunteer community to share their time, professional insights, and technical knowledge to help us create lasting change.

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