Ewaoluwa Ogundana

Intern, Higher Education Policy

Ewaoluwa Ogundana, (Ewa) is the Higher Education Intern for the Education Policy Program at New America. She assists the program’s higher education team with research, data, and policy analysis for various projects, in addition to writing blogs for EdCentral.

Inspired by her own journey and struggles through undergrad, Ogundana is passionate about the intersection of higher education and immigration policy issues. Ogundana has worked with various advocacy organizations and pushed for policies and practices that support DACA (Deferred Action for Childhood Arrivals) and undocumented students in attaining a higher education.

Ogundana earned her Bachelor of Arts in Political Science, with a minor in Communications, from Trinity Washington University, Summa Cum Laude. She’s now a graduate student at the University of Maryland, School of Public Policy where she’s working to get her Masters in Public Policy.