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Mubuso Zamchiya is Chief Executive Officer of the Albany Charter School Network, a family of charter schools in the City of Albany, New York. This movement of charter schools collaborates with parents to provide for all students a vibrant academic environment and dynamic learning experiences that create what they call "Future Life Opportunity" - a pathway to success in college, career, and community life. Prior to joining the Network, Mubuso was a Regional Director of a national charter school organization and was responsible for six charter schools in Maryland and Pennsylvania. He previously launched a company called School Ventures, leveraging private enterprise as a means to improve education opportunities for children in Kenya and Zimbabwe. Mubuso has worked in a variety of sectors, including international development, the power industry, and retail and commercial banking, with world-class organizations like the International Finance Corporation ("IFC"), AES Corporation, and Barclays Bank. He is the founder of the BOOST Fellowship, an initiative in Zimbabwe that helps young people make a successful transition from the classroom to the workplace. Mubuso is a recipient of the Archbishop Tutu Fellowship and the Echoing Green Fellowship, for leadership and entrepreneurship, respectively. He earned a Bachelor of Laws (Honors) and a Master of Laws in commercial and international law at Bristol University, and also read for a Master of Philosophy in development studies at Wadham College, Oxford University, as a Rhodes Scholar. Mubuso is a Fellow of the 10th class of the Pahara-Aspen Education Fellowship and a member of the Aspen Global Leadership Network.