JULIO CHOW GAMBOA
The Chan Zuckerberg Initiative
Julio is currently a Senior Manager at the Chan Zuckerberg Initiative focused on educator diversity and wellbeing. Previously, Julio was the program strategy, data, and operations lead for the Summit Learning Program. In that role he partnered with other program leaders to create near and long term strategies, and led the design of systems to enable their successful execution. Prior to Summit Learning, he was the director of operations at Brooke Roslindale Charter School in Massachusetts. There, he and his team supported teachers and students through facilities, food service, transportation, health programs, and technology infrastructure. He also spent time supporting venture diligence for the Innovative Schools Team at NewSchools Venture Fund. Julio began his career as an English teacher at Oakland International High School (OIHS) in Oakland, California, a full-service community school within the Oakland Unified School District that serves recent immigrant and refugee students. All of OIHS?s students are English language learners, and the student body speaks more than 32 languages. Students learn through project based curriculum, heterogeneous groups, and integrated English development. Julio developed curriculum, taught 11th and 12th grades, and coached the school?s basketball team. Julio received his bachelor?s degree from Princeton where he majored in German: media and aesthetics.