Associate Director of Social Investments, AT&TNorth America
Nasir serves as the Associate Director of Social Investments at AT&T, focusing on education and employment technology investments and philanthropy that empowers students, workers success and career readiness. Prior to AT&T, Nasir led Village Capital’s Economic Opportunity portfolio, enabling investors, foundations, and corporations alike to engage with high growth businesses around the world solving pressing challenges in Education, Health, and Financial Services. Nasir spent two years at Village Capital as Global Head of their Education practice and investments, investing education entrepreneurs. In 2014, Nasir was appointed as the Special Assistant to the Commissioner of Education at the Connecticut State Department of Education and Education Pioneer Fellow, focusing on improving digital learning and infrastructure to empower teachers and school leaders to improve persistently low-performing schools. Nasir began his career as an Analyst at Goldman Sachs, and later worked as an Associate at State Street Corporation. He’s committed to completing 51 full marathons, in all 50 states and D.C., having already completed 17 to raise $1 million in scholarship funding for first-generation college students. The Atlanta native resides in the Navy Yard community in Washington, DC and holds a Bachelor’s of Science degree from Hampton University.
Economies across the global are changing rapidly, its important we are investing in the technological advances that directly increase economic mobility for all