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April Chou

April Chou is a board member of Behavioral Insights US. She is also the Chief Strategic Growth Officer of OneTen, where she is working to make the organization’s powerful vision of family-sustaining careers for Black talent a reality.

April has built and led high-performing teams in both the social sector and philanthropy and served as a coach and trusted advisor to clients. Previously, she served as the Interim Head of Education and Vice President for the Chan Zuckerberg Initiative, where she led the education program and its philanthropic investments. April was the Chief Growth and Operating Officer of KIPP Northern California Public Schools, where she partnered with educators, families, and local communities to create and support high-quality schools. She was also a Partner at NewSchools Venture Fund, focused on investing in education entrepreneurs to address opportunity gaps for students. Earlier in her career, she advised clients with McKinsey & Company in the US, China, and Singapore.

In addition to BIT US, April also serves on the board of Promise54. She is a moderator for the Aspen Institute and the Pahara Institute. She is a Pahara-Aspen Fellow and an alumna of Leadership San Francisco. April received her bachelor’s degree from Princeton University’s School of Public and International Affairs and holds a MBA and Masters in Education from Stanford University. She lives in San Francisco with her husband and their two sons.