Anthony Pegues is a Web developer at M.M.Lafleur, a venture-backed fashion house in New York City. Prior to this, he was a technology manager at Kilimanjaro Initiative USA, following his participation in its youth leadership training program in Africa in 2015. Pegues became a Web developer after graduating from the CodeBridge program, a web-development training course jointly offered by tech-development nonprofit Per Scholas and tech school General Assembly. Previously, he worked as a middle-school custodian, and prior to that, he was an amateur boxer who won two New York state golden glove amateur boxing championships in 2011 and 2012. Pegues is participating in the Aspen Ideas Festival as a 2019 Scholar.