Chanae serves as the Director of Community Partnerships for G.S.I. She has over six years of experience in fundraising, prospect research, event planning and program development across diverse nonprofits, including education, health, social services and civic advocacy organizations. Her dedication and passion for advocating and fundraising led her to become a Hearst Fellow for the Lilly Family School of Philanthropy in 2015. She holds a Master's Degree from the Lilly Family School of Philanthropy in Indianapolis and a Bachelor's Degree in Family Sciences from Towson University in Maryland. She is currently a doctoral student in the school of Urban Education at Indiana University Purdue University Indianapolis. Her research interests focus on the collaborative power of philanthropic institutions and small nonprofit agencies.