Chiwoniso Kaitano has spent over two decades working in the private and nonprofit sectors in various capacities including nonprofit management, human rights advocacy and tech. In her nonprofit work, Chiwoniso has dedicated her career to helping organizations with a variety of missions including those at the forefront of arts and culture, youth education, social justice, social services and much more.
Most recently, Chiwoniso Kaitano served as the Director of the All for One Collaborative, a collective impact project spearheaded by three major Brooklyn-based economic development corporations; Bedford Stuyvesant Restoration Corporation, IMPACCT Brooklyn and Bridge Street Development Corporation. Chiwoniso also served as Director of Data and Performance Management at Restoration Corporation. As Director of All for One, Chiwoniso was charged with launching and implementing the initiative which is modeled on national collective impact models and focused on promoting economic mobility within low resource communities of color in Northern Brooklyn. Using a pioneering Data First model, the collaborative uses data to identify service gaps and partners with the community, working in the areas of workforce development, arts and culture, housing, education, youth empowerment, mental and physical health and financial literacy.
Originally a native of Zimbabwe, Chiwoniso holds a law degree from the London School of Economics and Political Science and a Masters in International Affairs from Columbia University.
She lives in Brooklyn, NY with her family.