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Njideka Ofoleta

Senior Consultant

Njideka joins FSG with a background in program management and research. She has a passion for advancing institutional equity and reducing health care disparities and is excited to apply a collective impact lens to further this work. As a senior consultant, Njideka supports leaders across sectors to innovate, collaborate, and leverage data to maximize impact. She looks forward to using her expertise from previous community outreach and health equity work while gaining experience across FSG’s focus and approach areas.

Before FSG

Before FSG, Njideka’s equity, community development, and philanthropy interests led her to become a Newman’s Own Foundation digital media and community outreach fellow at RE-Center (Race and Equity in Education Center). Here she supported their educational equity work with Hartford Public Schools by providing operational and developmental support. Afterward, Njideka worked at Boston Children’s Hospital as a program coordinator and later as a research specialist at Isaacson Miller, a mission-driven executive search firm aimed at diversifying the leadership of the public sector. Njideka received her MPP from Duke University’s Sanford School of Public Policy with a concentration in Health Policy. During her time at Sanford, she supported global and domestic health policy research and worked on various consulting projects related to health policy and design thinking.

Education

  • Duke University Sanford School of Public Policy, MPP in Health Policy
  • Hamilton College, BA in Communication and Latin American Studies

Affiliations

  • Posse Foundation

Languages

  • Spanish (intermediate)

On working at FSG

“I’m humbled to work with clients across various issue areas who want to ensure positive outcomes for the individuals and communities they serve. At FSG, I feel inspired by talented and mission-driven colleagues committed to maximizing social impact and empowering stakeholders to address inequity at a systems-level from the ground up."