Sameer Gadkaree

Senior Program Officer
Portrait of Sameer Gadkaree

Sameer Gadkaree is a Senior Program Officer on the Education & Economic Mobility team, leading the grant making in higher education and the future of work.

Sameer previously was a consultant in workforce development, education issues and philanthropic strategy. Prior to that, he was Associate Vice Chancellor for Adult Education with the City Colleges of Chicago, a role in which he oversaw the 500 adult educators and 50 staff delivering English, Adult Basic Education, and Adult Secondary Education classes in six community colleges in Chicago. He worked previously as a management consultant at Discovery Communications and McKinsey and Company.

Sameer has a B.S. in Mathematics and Economics from Washington University in St. Louis.