Maleek Akeju is a first year Master in Public Administration student at the Harvard Kennedy School. He most recently worked as a strategy consultant advising state governments and corporations to improve their services and products. In his hometown, he led a tutoring nonprofit providing subsidized education for K-8 students. At HKS, Maleek is focusing on utilizing economic development to improve economic mobility for marginalized populations. He will graduate with his MPA from HKS and his MBA from MIT Sloan School of Management in 2024.