Akunna Chilaka

Akunna Chilaka is a graduate of the University of California, Santa Barbara. She majored in Political Science and History of Public Policy & Law. As an undergraduate, Akunna received academic achievements such as Dean’s Academic Honors, the History Undergraduate Research Grant, the Undergraduate Research and Creative Activities (URCA) Grant, the National Conference of Black Political Scientists (NCOBPS) award, and the A. Russell Buchanan Award. Akunna aspires to have a policy career advancing public health policy and social equity, and will begin her master’s degree in Public Policy at University of California, Irvine this fall.