Shehab Chowdhury
Pronouns
He/ Him/His
Year
2020
Chapter
Position
Senior Advisor, Mayor's Office for Economic Opportunity

Shehab Chowdhury is a Senior Advisor at the Mayor's Office for Economic Opportunity. He helps to fund, manage, and evaluate anti poverty programs in New York City, specifically at the intersections of asset-building, financial inclusion, education and parent-family supports. Shehab provides support and oversees mayoral initiatives focused on inter-agency collaborations and the design and development of different data tools to create more effective and efficient human services. Shehab was previously a storyteller at UNICEF USA, where he implemented innovative programs such as UNICEF Kid Power, designed communication strategies, implemented grassroots fundraising campaigns and told stories to build bridges of empathy between Americans and children living in marginalized communities around the world. He is actively involved in District 39's ParticipatoryBudgeting process and is currently working on a docu-poetics project on Immigration, Identity, and Belonging in America. Shehab is a graduate of Baruch College, City University of New York and also received a Master's of Public Affairs from Princeton University's Woodrow Wilson School. He is a born and raised Brooklynite.