Bamzi is a development expert with demonstrable experience in fieldwork in East Africa. She is skilled in research, policy analysis, technical writing and editing, outreach and advocacy, capacity building, managing projects, program support, and building internal and external relationships. At Fletcher, Bamzi specialized in Development Economics and Gender Studies. Some of her research focused on financial inclusion, forced migration, and gender in emergency settings.
Bamzi uses her extensive communications and non-profit experience to manage projects across the African continent, having done work in Kenya, Nigeria, Ghana and the United States. Before joining Decodis, Bamzi worked with CGAP on the Social Norms Diagnostic Co-Lab, where she looked into social norms and how their role in shaping women’s financial inclusion opportunities are similar or different across geographical segments.
Bamzi holds a Master's Degree from The Fletcher School of Law and Diplomacy (Tufts University), and a BA in Political Science and Mass Communications from Principia College.