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CHAKA BOOKER

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Managing Director

ORGANIZATION

The Broad Center

BIOGRAPHY

Chaka Booker is managing director at The Broad Center where he is overseeing the organization's transition from Los Angeles to the Yale School of Mangement via a $100M grant from The Broad Foundation. Prior to this role, Chaka has lead a wide body of work for the organization; recruitment, selection, program development and management, alumni engagement, talent, strategic planning, etc.

Prior to joining The Broad Center, Chaka worked in the public sector, first as the founder and director of A+ Services, a tutorial company operating within the Los Angeles Unified School District, and then as director of education for Star Inc., a provider of after-school enrichment, curriculum development and supplemental education services.

He holds a bachelor’s degrees in economics and psychology from the University of California, Los Angeles and an MBA from Stanford University.