Guest: Caroline Pugh
Age: 26 years
Location: Washington, DC
Bio: Caroline Pugh is the Chief of Staff at CareJourney, a healthcare data analytics company based in Washington D.C. She is the Chief of Staff to Aneesh Chopra, the former Chief Technology Officer of the United States. Pugh is currently an advisor to Prime Chief of Staff, where she has helped build a national and international network of Chiefs of Staff. Pugh is also the Senior Advisor to the Africa Rising Foundation, a non-profit focused on youth empowerment and leadership in Africa started by Ndaba Mandela. Caroline was previously the Co-Founder and Chief Operating Officer of VirtualU, a tech startup that developed 3D human scanning technology, that she started while an undergraduate at Virginia Tech. Pugh was the former Global Director of Partnerships and the Washington, D.C., President of Kairos Society, one of the world’s largest student-run nonprofit organizations for entrepreneurship. She was also a contributor on health and entrepreneurship for the Huffington Post and a public speaker, where she has been invited to speak at international events like the Ambrosetti Forum, Milken Global Conference and the Bloomberg Next Big Thing Summit. She was recently named “15 Female Entrepreneurs to Watch” by Entrepreneur magazine and “master networker” in Forbes. Pugh has also been cited in the Washington Post, Fox News, NBC, TechCrunch, USA, Bloomberg and Wall Street Journal for her work.
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