C. Bradford Ellison, Program Associate

C. Bradford Ellison supports the TechHire network of communities in their efforts to expand access to high-paying tech jobs and increase equity in hiring practices.

Prior to joining Opportunity@Work, Bradford served as an intern at the United States Embassy in Lomé Togo, where he worked in the political and economic affairs section and advised senior Department of State officials on job creation strategies related to Togo’s development as a transshipment hub and economic development at-large, focusing on China’s impact on development in Togo. Additionally, Bradford has worked as a research intern with Cassidy & Associates and spent two summers as a congressional intern.

Bradford earned an A.B. in Public Policy Studies and Cultural Anthropology from Duke University, where he received distinction upon completion of his senior thesis “Imagining the Poor: The Discourse that Directs Western Intervention in Africa and its Impact on the Condition of American Poverty.” Bradford brings his unique perspective, enthusiasm, and optimism to work towards ensuring America’s Future is evermore equitable and prosperous.