Ijeoma Njaka

B.A., Public Policy & American Institutions, Brown University

Ijeoma is an MA candidate in the Learning & Design program and a Graduate Associate working with the Doyle Program and the Inclusive Pedagogy Team. Originally from Minnesota, Ijeoma began her career in education as undergraduate student at Brown University, spending her summers teaching middle school students math and Swedish. Since graduating in 2009, Ijeoma has worked at nonprofits and schools in service of historically marginalized student populations. Prior to Georgetown, she worked at Bunker Hill Community College training student peer mentors in cultural competency and academic engagement as a retention model for nontraditional incoming students. In her spare time, Ijeoma enjoys creative writing, visiting the zoo, and watching HGTV.