Minds Matter National Announces Appointment of Adaku Nwachukwuto to Board of Directors

We are pleased to announce that Adaku joins our prestigious Board with unanimous approval

November 15, 2021
New York, NY

Minds Matter today voted to approve the addition of Adaku Nwachukwu to its National Board of Directors. Following her appointment, the Board is now comprised of 17 members located in many of the cities we currently serve students across our 14-chapter network

Adaku Nwachukwu is an IP, Technology Transactions and Privacy Attorney, with over 17 years of experience.  She is the founder and managing partner at AN Law Firm, P.C. where she provides IP, Technology Transactions/Commercial Contracts, and Data Privacy & Cybersecurity services to start-up and established companies in various industries, including fintech, biotech/pharma, social media, telecommunications, and other technology spaces.

Prior to starting her own firm, Adaku was an associate at Cooley LLP in the Technology Transactions and the Data Privacy & Cybersecurity practice groups.  She is also a Certified Information Privacy Professional for the US (CIPP/US).  Adaku holds a B.S. in Cell Molecular Biology and Genetics from the University of Maryland, College Park, an M.S. in Biotechnology from Johns Hopkins University, and a J.D. from the George Washington University School of Law.

Since its inception in 1991, Minds Matter has been dedicated to transforming the lives of accomplished high school students from low-income families by broadening their dreams and preparing them for college success. “I feel a special connection to Minds Matter and am honored to be a part of an organization that provides great support and opportunities, and positively impacts the lives of deserving students.”

About Minds Matter

Minds Matter connects driven and determined students from low-income families with the people, preparation, and possibilities to succeed in college, create their future, and change the world.

Through a highly selective and rigorous 3-year academic mentoring program, Minds Matter students accomplish the extraordinary: 100% of Minds Matter program graduates are accepted into a four-year college and more than 70% of them attend the nation’s selective colleges. Powered by nearly 2,500 volunteers nationwide, Minds Matter chapters are located in 14 cities across the country.

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