Ame Igharo

Regional Network: 
National Fellows
Class Year: 
2014
Position: 
Graduate Student
Organization: 
Columbia University
Location: 
New York, NY

Ame has more than 10 years of experience as a business strategist and consumer marketing specialist. Born in Nigeria and raised in Kenya and the United States, she has employed her international experience to help companies like L’Oreal and Elizabeth Arden build their global marketing strategies and grow their brands. More recently, Ame has combined her professional skills with her personal passions to help growing organizations function more effectively and increase their impact by successfully reaching their consumers while addressing climate change and poverty. These projects include working on energy efficiency projects for three New Jersey school districts as an Environmental Defense Fund Climate Corps Fellow, working for a social enterprise in Nairobi, Kenya as an Acumen Fellow and leading a team that completed the Flashpoint Accelerator at The Georgia Institute of Technology in Fall 2016.  Ame holds a bachelor’s degree in Art from Williams College and is currently pursuing a master’s degree in Sustainability Management from Columbia University.