Ayele Shakur

Cognoscenti contributor

Ayele Shakur, an Encore Public Voices Fellow, is the CEO of BUILD.org and brings almost three decades of experience as an innovator in urban education. Before ascending to CEO in 2018, she served as the founding regional executive director for BUILD Boston for seven years. A native of Boston, she holds a bachelor’s degree in business management from Boston University and a master’s degree from Harvard’s Graduate School of Education.