Chloe Moore

Founder & Director of NEXT Memphis, Tennessee, United States

Chloe Hakim-Moore is an award-winning social entrepreneur, humanitarian, sociologist, and public speaker. Dedicated to actualizing a more joyful and just world, Hakim-Moore has has worked with organizations around the world to articulate and implement equitable systems' transformation. Her current effort, NEXT Memphis, re-examines agency and equity in education by investing $32M into early childhood education and building much needed infrastructure to close opportunity gaps for communities in Memphis, TN.


She leads her life with conviction that wellness and human dignity are fundamental rights for all peoples. This means that all efforts are devoted to affirming and protecting human and civil rights. Her past projects include designing a comprehensive early childhood and family development system for Shelby County; working with the National Institutes of Health on an international collaboration serving persons with disabilities in Trinidad and Tobago; and supporting refugee and immigrant populations to obtain U.S. citizenship and economic agency.


For her work, Chloe was awarded the Forbes 30 under 30 distinction, and asked to deliver a TEDx talk on the role of wellness in societal healing and liberation.

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