Folashade Olumola

Folashade Olumola is a junior planning to major in Political Science with a minor in Arabic at the University of Illinois Urbana Champaign. In the future, Folashade hopes to work in the sector of International Development and learn more about the role of policies in political institutions. This year, Folashade completed a Virtual Student Federal Service Internship with the USAID. This opportunity allowed her to learn more about the role and impact of policies on developing nations. On campus, she serves as the Undergraduate Research Ambassador for her university in which she promotes the involvement of undergraduate students in research based on their respective field of interest. Following her time in Urbana Champaign, Folashade plans to pursue a master's degree in a public policy program.