Chris Kuang is the co-founder of the U.S. Digital Corps, a new two-year fellowship recruiting early-
career technologists to contribute to high-impact efforts across the federal government, including
coronavirus response, economic recovery, cybersecurity, and streamlining government services. The U.S.
Digital Corps was launched in partnership with the White House and other federal agencies and is hosted
by the U.S. General Services Administration Technology Transformation Services.
Prior to the Digital Corps, Chris co-founded and led Coding it Forward, a nonprofit by and for students
creating opportunities and pathways into public interest and civic technology. He helped start and oversee
the Civic Digital Fellowship, which has placed over 300 technology students in meaningful public service
experiences at a dozen federal agencies, and helped expand Coding it Forward’s internship offerings to
state and local governments. 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. Chris is a graduate of Harvard College, where
he studied Economics and Mathematics and was named a Presidential Public Service Fellow.
Birds of a Feather
Invited Session
Broadening Participation in Computing
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Birds of a Feather
Invited Session
Broadening Participation in Computing