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Nakenge Robertson

Implementation Associate
Project Director

Nakenge Robertson


Tate-Turner-Kuralt Building

Room 548-B

325 Pittsboro Street

UNC Campus Box 3550

Chapel Hill, NC 27599

Nakenge Robertson is an implementation associate at the University of North Carolina Chapel Hill School of Social Work Collaborative for Implementation Practice. She provides implementation support including developing infrastructure and building the capacity of new or existing programs or initiatives being implemented within state agencies, Office of Head Start National Centers, and state Medicaid projects. Nakenge also serves as the project director for the UNC Frank Porter Graham partner with the Office of Head Start National Center for Parent Family Community Engagement, where the team focuses on evaluation of practice change and equity. She leads the execution of the evaluation plan, monitors the budget, and works to incorporate equity throughout the national center. Nakenge also contributes to the advancement of research by the UNC FPG Equity Research Action Coalition that promotes and supports the healthy development of Black children across the African diaspora and other children of color. Prior to joining UNC-Chapel Hill, Nakenge worked in the financial services industry as a product manager, operations manager, and professional development trainer. While her professional roles have been fulfilling, some of her most memorable times have been previously serving her campus community in leadership roles with the UNC Carolina Black Caucus and UNC Employee Forum. Nakenge has a Bachelor of Science in Business Management from North Carolina Agricultural & Technical State University and a Master of Business Administration (MBA) from Amberton University.

Degrees and Licenses

MBA, Amberton University
B.S. Business Administration, NC A&T University

Primary Program

Collaborative for Implementation Practice