Bongiwe Bongwe


Bongiwe Bongwe is an Associate at Forward Risk. Prior to joining Forward Risk, she worked as an economic analysis consultant at the World Bank’s Governance Global Practice and a business development & partnerships associate at Acumen, a nonprofit impact investment fund.

Back home in Johannesburg, South Africa, Bongiwe was a research intern at the Public Affairs Research Institute and office writer at Amnesty International South Africa.

Outside of office hours, Bongiwe is a podcast enthusiast, sports fan, and an amateur series critic.

Education & Certification

Georgetown University, Edmund A. Walsh School of Foreign Service, M.S., Foreign Service
Drew University, B.A., International Relations, Summa Cum Laude

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