Mona Mourshed

Global CEO, Generation

Dr. Mona Mourshed is the global founding CEO of Generation.

Mona has decades of experience as a leader in the education and workforce space, starting in the Middle East and expanding to countries across the world. She has authored widely cited reports and articles on education and workforce, and has more recently focused on social sector impact measurement.

Mona previously founded and led McKinsey & Company's global education practice.

She was named one of the 2024 Advocates in Aging by Next Avenue and the American Society on Aging, was selected as one of Fortune Magazine’s ’40 under 40’, and she sits on the boards of New America, Teach for All, and Last Mile Health. She is a Draper Richards Kaplan Foundation Entrepreneur and is a member of the Council on Foreign Relations.

Mona has a B.A. from Stanford University and a Ph.D. from MIT. She holds dual Egyptian and American citizenship.