Ashley Emuka

Portrait of Ashley Emuka, UU@UN intern for the 2020-2021 academic year

Ashley Emuka is a UUA Office at the United Nations intern for the 2020-2021 academic year.

Currently, Ashley is a second-year graduate student in the Master’s in Public Health and Social Work dual degree program at New York University (NYU). She earned a B.A. in Global Health with a Minor in Sociocultural Anthropology from UC San Diego, and she has participated in a service initiative in Cambodia and conducted international drug policy research in Mexico.

Ashley is passionate about alleviating global poverty, eliminating health disparity, and promoting transformative social justice. As a first-generation Nigerian American, she centers her work around a commitment to combatting institutionalized racism, discrimination, and inequity globally.