Former Staff, Economic Security and Opportunity Initiative

Funke Aderonmu was a Policy Analyst with the Georgetown Center on Poverty and Inequality’s Economic Security & Opportunity Initiative. Funke provided research and writing support as well as event programming for various projects, including those focused on subsidized employment, tax policy, labor and education, and health and human services programs.

Prior to joining GCPI, Funke was a Bill Emerson National Hunger Fellow with the Congressional Hunger Center. In this capacity, she provided research, planning, and programmatic support to advance local and national policy advocacy focused on reducing food insecurity and poverty in the US.

Funke also served as a delegate to the 2016 Public Policy and International Affairs Conference at Indiana University-Bloomington. Additionally, she has worked to promote diversity and inclusion in public policy and economics as a member of the Sadie Collective. She received her B.A. with honors in Economics and International Relations from the University of California, Davis.