Uzma Chowdhury


Uzma Chowdhury (she/her/hers) is the Director at oneTILT, primarily running the tiltForward Fellowship-recruiting, selecting, and leading a group of Washington, D.C. leaders in exploring how to lead across lines of difference, build thriving workplaces for all, and designing impact projects that promote more inclusive, equitable schools and nonprofits in DC. After starting as a public school teacher in Newark, New Jersey, Uzma has accumulated 6 years of education experience, including launching the inaugural Diversity, Equity, and Inclusion department at a leading charter network. She received her BA in English and Political Science and her MA in Nonprofit Management and Public Policy from the University of Georgia. She has worked with organizations such as the Fanning Institute, Teach for America, KIPP, DSST Public Schools, Relay Graduate School of Education, and various community gardens and political campaigns. Uzma is a proud South Asian daughter of immigrants, Georgia raised and Brooklyn made, and is excited to call D.C. her new home. Uzma loves Georgia football, farming her own fresh food in community gardens, books, and being outside as much as possible.

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