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Duolingo Names Jim Shelton to Board of Directors; Former Deputy Secretary of the U.S. Department of Education joins board of world's #1 language-learning platform

Oct 08, 2020 - PR Newswire
Board and Executive Moves

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Duolingo, the world's #1 language-learning platform, today announced that education innovator and former Deputy Secretary of Education Jim Shelton joined its Board of Directors.

Shelton has spent much of his 30-year career leading philanthropic, social impact, and education-focused initiatives within both the public and private sectors. He spent close to six years as Program Director of Education at the Bill & Melinda Gates Foundation, where he managed a $3 billion portfo...