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Chioma is the Amplify Challenge manager at IDEO, where she stewards the strategy and execution of the Amplify challenges and guides participants through the collaborative human-centered design process.

Passionate about empowering people to improve their lives, prior to joining the IDEO family Chioma managed international development projects for the Canadian Bar Association. Her work focused on access to justice, legal aid, public legal education and rule of law. She’s lived and worked in Dar es Salaam, Singapore and Vientiane. In another life, she was both a corporate and criminal defense attorney in Toronto, Canada (at different times!).

Chioma holds a law degree from the University of Western Ontario and an Honours Bachelors of Arts and Science from McMaster University.


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