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Chinyere Amanze


Chinyere has experience in research and community development, as well as previous work in the nonprofit sector. She is passionate about the power of community collaboration for social progress. At FSG, Chinyere co-creates with case and client teams to strategize paths to impactful social change on a diverse range of issues. As a team member, she conducts research, executes quantitative and qualitative analysis, and contributes insights for solutions. She is particularly interested in global development, collective impact, and shared value.

Before FSG

As an undergraduate, Chinyere conducted research on global inequality, identity, and evolving patterns in urban areas. She co-founded a community initiative focused on equitable employment opportunities, led an interactive educational experience for middle and high school students in her community, and organized a variety of service and learning events through her service group.

Outside of the university, Chinyere worked to increase her knowledge on assets that uplift communities in a multitude of areas. She interned with Café Reconcile New Orleans, a transformative nonprofit committed to breaking cycles of generational poverty through education and employment. She also interned with the Association of Corporate Counsel where she conducted research on growing legal markets and arising legal challenges for emerging economies on the continent of Africa.


  • Duke University, BA in International Comparative Studies; Certificate in Markets and Management


  • Robertson Scholar


  • Swahili (conversational)
  • Spanish (conversational)

On working at FSG

“FSG is the powerful combination of brilliant and compassionate people using cutting edge tools and inclusive collaboration to make meaningful social change. Working at FSG is an opportunity to think critically, learn continuously, and act thoughtfully. I could not be more excited to go to work every day and create actionable solutions anchored in equity for the world’s most complex challenges.”