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April Chou is the Chief Strategic Growth Officer at OneTen, overseeing the organization's mission in communities across the country.
Previously, April was an executive coach and advisor to social sector executives and philanthropic families. April has also served as the Interim Head of Education, Vice President, and Senior Advisor for the Chan Zuckerberg Initiative. She has been the Chief Growth and Operating Officer of KIPP NorCal, where she partnered with families and local communities to create high-quality schools. April was also a Partner at NewSchools Venture Fund, responsible for building the community of education entrepreneurs working to address opportunity gaps for students. Prior to making a career switch, she advised clients with McKinsey & Company in Washington, DC, Beijing, and San Francisco.
April currently serves on the board of Promise54 and the Behavioral Insights Team US. She also serves as an advisor to Open Impact and The Highlight Project. April was the founding board chair of Students for Education Reform and has chaired Princeton University's Committee to Nominate Alumni Trustees. She is an alumna of Leadership San Francisco and a Pahara-Aspen Education Fellow. April received her bachelor’s degree from Princeton University’s School of Public and International Affairs and has both a MBA and Masters in Education from Stanford University. April lives in San Francisco with her husband and their two teenaged sons.