Chanse Sonsalla
National Alliance of Community Economic Development Associations

Chanse Sonsalla is a graduate fellow at NACEDA, where she helps support the Grounding Values Study and federal advocacy efforts. She has previously served as a digital literacy instructor at Baker Ripley in Houston, Texas, where she helped to develop accessible curriculums, and as a Peace Corps Education Volunteer, teaching secondary school in Sierra Leone. Chanse is passionate about data equity, applied research, and continuing education. She is currently finishing her Masters of Sociology at Illinois State University as a Peace Corps Fellow at the Stevenson Center for Applied Community and Economic Development, and received her Bachelor’s from Baylor University in Economics, Russian, and Business.