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Chris Kuang (he/him)

Co-Lead, U.S. Digital Corps

Chris Kuang co-leads the U.S. Digital Corps, a two-year fellowship launched in August 2021 by the Biden administration in the General Services Administration to recruit early-career technologists into public service and contribute to high-impact efforts across the federal government. Digital Corps Fellows are software engineers, data scientists, product managers, designers, and cybersecurity specialists; the inaugural cohort of Fellows is working across 12 agencies and making impact in areas including customer experience, cybersecurity, health, equity, and immigration.

Prior to the Digital Corps, Chris co-founded and led Coding it Forward, a nonprofit by and for students creating new opportunities and pathways into social impact and civic tech. Chris led Coding it Forward’s growth and strategy through partnerships with leading federal agencies, mission-aligned organizations, and philanthropic partners, helping leverage advances in data and technology for the public benefit. He has also served as a Research Assistant for the Technology and Public Purpose (TAPP) Project at Harvard Kennedy School, where he co-authored a report on science and technology policy capacity in the United States Congress.


RDGS: How are We Building the Bench? An Overview of Tech Talent programs

November 1, 2022  6:15 PM – 7:15 PM
This session will focus on hearing from successful talent programs in the US, Canada. You will learn what works, why, and how talent programs are transforming the way government teams approach technical talent and skills development. See more.
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