Nikki Duncan is an international business executive with over 14 years of experience managing complex programs designed to strengthen economies, empower communities and improve lives. Currently, she serves as a one of the Technical Directors for Economic Growth within the newly-established Partnerships and Programs Department at Global Communities. In this role, Nikki is responsible for overseeing the implementation of economic growth programs that take a market systems approach to achieving program goals. In addition, Nikki serves as the Chief of Party on the USAID-funded Commercially Viable, Conflict-Free Gold Project implemented in DRC.
Nikki holds a M.A. in International Economics and Development from Johns Hopkins University, School for Advanced International Studies (SAIS), specializing in International Development and International Economics, as well as a B.S. in Foreign Service from the Georgetown School of Foreign Service with certificate in African Studies.