Courtney Monk

Class of 2017

Dr. Courtney Monk has focused her career on improving educational outcomes and opportunities for students from all backgrounds.  She is currently a Manager of Data Science at Chegg, an education technology company that helps students succeed academically and professionally. Her team at Chegg provides business analytics and data-driven strategic partnership for business leaders.  Prior to joining Chegg, Courtney spent nearly six years at Teach For America (TFA), a non-profit organization whose mission is for all children to have access to an excellent education.  At TFA, her work played a key role in admitting Teach For America’s most diverse corps members in history in 2014 and 2015.  Courtney received her Doctorate in Economics from the University of Oxford.  While at Oxford, she studied relationships between health, education, and employment outcomes.  Courtney also holds a Master's in International Economics from the Université de Paris I - Pantheon Sorbonne, and a BA in Economics from Princeton University.  In her spare time, Courtney volunteers in many different educational settings, as a mentor (iMentor), math tutor (Breakthrough Collaborative), and parent volunteer (Project Cornerstone and the Los Gatos Union School District).

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