Shanaz Chowdhery is an operations executive with a deep passion for education. She began her career as a Teach For America corps member and taught 5th and 7th-grade math in Ward 8 of Washington, DC. In early 2014, Shanaz joined General Assembly: starting in admissions, she later served as the Regional Director for Washington, D.C., overseeing campus strategy, operations, and growth. In 2018, Shanaz joined Vemo Education as a General Manager focusing primarily on skills-based training providers and later served as a Chief of Staff responsible for operationalizing strategic initiatives. In 2021, Shanaz became the Head of Community for Career Karma. Throughout her career, Shanaz has pursued two main missions: democratizing access to high-quality education and creating systems that elevate the entire company. Shanaz was the first in her entire family to attend college, earning a B.A. in Sociology with Honors from Yale University. Shanaz firmly believes that education is the strongest vehicle of social and economic mobility, having experienced its transformative power firsthand.
Dash Hack Night: Learn the Basics of HTML, CSS + JS
Want to learn how to code but not sure how to get started? Learn alongside the pros at a code-a-long party using General Assembly Dash platform.
Women in Tech Breakfast
Join us for this interactive dialogue about how women are succeeding in tech and fostering the next generation of leaders.
Productivity Office Hours
Finding yourself doing the repetitive tasks? Come optimize your workflow with us.
Productivity Hacks For Startups
Finding yourself doing repetitive tasks? Come optimize your workflow with us.
Made In The DMV: Intro to Virginia Startup Community
Meet and mingle with Virginia's startup community.
How to be a Productivity Pro
Learn the characteristics of a “Productivity Pro” - how to be calm and prepared as well as skilled and ruthless, to improve your personal productivity and wellbeing in 2020!
Coffee Chat: Become a Web Developer
Join us for coffee and pastry to chat about how to become a programmer.
Skill Hoarding For Your Career
Sophia will share how she's leveraged her network and what current projects she's involved with.