Policy Assistant, Economic Security and Opportunity Initiative

Funke Aderonmu is a Policy Assistant with the Georgetown Law Center on Poverty and Inequality’s Economic Security & Opportunity Initiative. She provides research, writing, and data analysis for various projects, including those focused on subsidized employment and federal anti-poverty programs.

Previously, Funke was a Bill Emerson National Hunger Fellow with the Congressional Hunger Center. In this capacity, she worked at DC Greens providing research, planning, and programmatic support for the Community Advocates program, which trains local residents in food policy advocacy. Funke also worked at RESULTS Educational Fund Inc., where she developed educational materials, planned events, and delivered presentations that empowered volunteer advocates around the country to champion anti-poverty policies with their elected representatives.

Funke graduated with honors in Economics and International Relations from the University of California, Davis. She worked on issues of food insecurity as an intern at Freedom from Hunger and the UC Davis Innovation Institute for Food and Health. She also served as a delegate to the 2016 Public Policy and International Affairs Conference at Indiana University-Bloomington.

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