President and CEO
Bridges to Prosperity
Avery Bang is President and CEO of Bridges to Prosperity, a social enterprise that has connected more than one million isolated rural residents globally to healthcare, education, and economic opportunities by constructing trailbridges over impassable rivers. Avery was featured in the IMAX film Dream Big and has spoken on stages ranging from TED to the UN. Avery is a Distinguished Alumni of The University of Iowa (BA Studio Art, BS Civil Engineering), and the University of Colorado (MSc Geotechnical Engineering), is a graduate of The University of Oxford (MBA), and received an honorary doctorate from Clarkson University.