Vimbanayi Chowa received her bachelor's degree in international studies from Whitworth University. She most recently worked at Faith-Acts for Education as a community organizer, advocating for public education reform in Connecticut. Vimbanayi previously interned at Spokane Low Income Housing Consortium working on affordable housing policies in eastern Washington. She also interned at World Relief Spokane focusing on immigration policy and refugee resettlement. She hopes to pursue a career in social and economic development. Vimbanayi is originally from Harare, Zimbabwe.