Director of Career Development
Asuma Jalloh is a senior pursuing a Bachelor of Science in Biology with a minor in philosophy at Medgar Evers College of the City University of New York.
Currently, she is a part of the Research Initiative for Scientific Enhancement program (RISE), a federally funded program that focuses on increasing underrepresented minority Ph.Ds. or M.D. -Ph.Ds. in the fields of biomedical and behavioral sciences. As part of the program, Asuma performs neuroscience research under the mentorship of Dr. A.I Hernandez at State University of New York (SUNY) Downstate.
On campus, she serves as Student Government Treasurer, alternate on the University State Senate and publicity chair for the National Society of Leadership and Success- Medgar Evers Chapter. She is also an inducted member of the Upsilon Theta Pi honor society. Prior to this, Asuma reestablished and served as president of the Muslim Students Association for two years. Her passion is to use education and advocacy to serve and give back to her community.