Chikako Fujita, Monitoring and Evaluation Specialist, Arc Finance
Chikako Fujita is a Monitoring and Evaluation Specialist at Arc Finance. Chika manages Arc’s monitoring and evaluation activities including impact assessment. She has also been helping Arc’s MFI partners in India develop and scale an energy financing program.
Before joining Arc, Chika worked in Afghanistan for d.light design, a social enterprise providing affordable solar lighting solutions. Prior to this, Chika was an Acumen Fund Global Fellow Class of 2011. From 2007 to 2010, Chika served as Executive Director at an environmental NGO, Gaia Initiative, in Tokyo, Japan, where she advocated and fund-raised for the promotion of renewable energy for the world’s poor, especially for solar lanterns. Chika started her career in management consulting and consumer electronics.
Chika holds a Bachelor of Arts in International Studies from International Christian University, Tokyo, Japan, and a Master of Environmental Management from Yale School of Forestry and Environmental Studies.