Zimife is a professor, researcher, and consultant that provides organizations with data driven assessments and evaluations. She brings over eight years of research, data evaluation, and educational training experience in various organizations.
She received a B.S. in Finance and a B.A. in Africana Studies from the University of Pittsburgh in 2009, an M. Ed in Education from Chestnut Hill College in 2011, and a Ph.D. in Sociology from Duke University in 2020, with her dissertation titled, “Gender, Institutions, and Punishment: Examining the Experiences of Formerly Incarcerated Women.”
Zimife is currently a DEI consultant in the DMV area and a Presidential Postdoctoral Fellow at Brown University, where she conducts research on race- and gender-based inequalities in institutions. When not working, Zimife enjoys traveling, trying new cuisines, watching documentaries, getting manicures, and trying new physical activities.