Fall 2020 Opening of School Information for Phillips Academy Families

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Nnaemeka Egwuekwe ’91

Director, Abbot Academy Fund.

Meka is co-founder and Executive Director of CodeCrew, a Memphis-based non-profit that specializes in youth computer science education. Prior to founding CodeCrew, Meka had been a professional software developer for more than nineteen years, building software systems for governments and Fortune 500 companies around the world, most recently as Director of Software Development at Lokion Interactive. Throughout his professional career, Meka has made time to also work with youth and education in various capacities.

He has been an Alumni Admissions Representative for Phillips Academy for more than twenty years, served as youth director at his church for more than five years, and has lead a spring break college tour for high school students for fourteen years.

Meka has been a local leader in the youth coding movement since founding the Memphis Chapter of Black Girls Code in late 2012. Meka is also a longtime mentor in StartCo’s business and technology accelerators, where he has mentored various companies in tech.

Meka has a B.S. and M.S. in Computer Science from Morehouse College and Duke University, respectively. He resides in Memphis with his wife, Pamela, and their two daughters.

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