April 5, 2019
Koya’s Erin Reedy and Alicia Salerno partnered with The David and Lucile Packard Foundation on the recruitment of Ahmad Wright as HR Manager, Learning, Development, and Inclusion.
Prior to joining the Packard Foundation Ahmad served as Assistant Dean and Associate Director with BEAM, Stanford Career Education. In his role with Career Catalyst, a team focused on a two pronged approach of increasing Equity and Inclusion, and building Community and Belonging around the intersection of career and identity, Ahmad was responsible for the development and implementation of the broader diversity strategy for the team and BEAM as a department.
Ahmad’s professional experience includes a combined 14 years of work in higher education and the recruiting industry. Prior to his time at Stanford, Ahmad spent six years in academic advising at his alma mater UC Berkeley, where he earned his M.A. in Education and B.A. in Sociology.