January 13, 2021

Navigating Education Equity with Caribu CEO, Maxeme Tuchman

Maxeme Tuchman is the CEO and Co-Founder of Caribu, an interactive video-calling platform that helps grandparents and parents, read and draw with children when they’re not in the same location. She has been the winner or finalist in 30 international and national pitch competitions and is the 59th woman to raise more than $1M in venture funding. Maxeme was most recently appointed by President Obama to serve as a White House Fellow at the U.S. Department of the Treasury where she served as a senior policy advisor and worked on issues of financial inclusion. Her commitment to educational equity began as a Teach For America corps member, teaching 480 high school students in inner-city Miami, and has led to working on educational innovation projects with organizations such as the Harlem Children’s Zone, DC Public Schools, and the Bill and Melinda Gates Foundation. She is a graduate of the Coro Fellowship in Public Affairs, and the Miami Fellows Leadership Program. Maxeme received her B.A. from New College of Florida, holds an M.B.A. from the Harvard Business School, and an M.P.P. from the Harvard Kennedy School of Government.


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