Nkem has spent 14 years launching, fundraising, and facilitating Africa-centered development projects. Her expertise is in capacity building, bolstering public presence, and managing relationships to the goal of strategic institutional advancement. She is interested in disrupting the socio-political marginalization of communities, particularly African’s in the many spaces they hold throughout the world. Nkem earned a Master’s in Public Administration in International Development Policy from the Colin Powell School at the City College of New York.
Why KickStart? “KickStart’s philosophy is aligned with mine. It’s imperative to me that development intervention focus on agency without subscription to outside ideals of self. KickStart’s model provides direct impact that is scalable, a grant reporter’s dream.”