LFA Board Chair
Fagan Harris is the President and CEO of Baltimore Corps, an organization that enlists talented people in public service and social entrepreneurship in Baltimore City. Harris co-founded the organization with Wes Moore in 2013, and continues to set the organization’s strategic direction and lead its dedicated community of staff, fellows, associates, awardees, visionary cause leaders, and partners.
For his work in social entrepreneurship, Harris was recognized, among others, as a Visionary by Baltimore Magazine (2018), in the Chronicle of Philanthropy’s ‘40 Under 40’ (2016), and in Forbes Magazine’s ‘30 Under 30’ (2015). Harris also has received numerous awards, including fellowships from Ashoka, Echoing Green, and The Aspen Institute.
Harris has been featured in the Baltimore Business Journal, on Roughly Speaking, and by The Case Foundation, and has been published in The Baltimore Sun, The Rhodes Trust blog, and The Aspen Journal of Ideas, among others. He also has been a featured speaker at such conferences as MCON, the Social Enterprise Symposium, and Volunteering Untapped.
Harris started his career at College Track, which empowers students from underserved communities to graduate from college. At the Emerson Collective, Harris led the Dream is Now, Inside Out 11m, and staffed the White House Council for Community Solutions.
Harris is a graduate of public schools, Stanford University, and the University of Oxford, where he was a Rhodes Scholar.