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Duwain Pinder

Duwain Pinder

Duwain Pinder is an Associate Partner in McKinsey’s New Jersey office. Over his tenure at McKinsey, Duwain has served several higher education and state / local government clients, helping them identify opportunities for performance improvement and transform their organization and operations to accelerate towards their goals. He is also a leader of the Black Economic Forum event that is hosted by McKinsey, the Executive Leadership Council, and Boule. Duwain led research on racial disparities in wealth and the impacts of automation. He is the co-author the recent McKinsey reports entitled “COVID-19: Investing in black lives and livelihoods”, “The economic impact of closing the racial wealth gap”, and “The future of work in black America.”

Prior to joining McKinsey, Duwain worked for Teach For America as the Director of Growth, Development and Partnerships where he helped launch two Teach For America offices (one in Cleveland, one in Cincinnati). Duwain has a B.S. in Finance from Case Western Reserve University. He also earned both an M.B.A. and an M.P.P. in Business and Government Policy from Harvard University. Outside of work, Duwain enjoys spending time with his wife and newborn daughter and volunteering at his church.