Christina Asare-Konadu (she/her) has a bachelor’s degree in Sociology and Social Work from Kwame Nkrumah University of Science and Technology in Ghana, and a Master of Social Sciences (comparative studies in Social Work) from Nord University in Norway. She worked as a teaching assistant after the completion of her undergraduate studies. Her previous work includes working for international nonprofits across Europe and Africa, which has given her an eye for inclusivity, understanding multiple perspectives on social issues, racial equity, oppression, and an assertiveness for cultural competence and humility. She has also worked as a Youth Counsellor and has her own nonprofit organization in Ghana helping young teen mothers and their children find the resources for a better life.
Christina is currently an MSW candidate (mental health concentration) at Washington University’s Brown School of Social Work. She is interested in the mental health services field of social work serving families, youth, and children. Since she is a first-generation college student who enjoys sharing her expertise and experience with people are who are yet to enter college for the first time. In her free time, she enjoys watching sitcoms, hiking, pilates, and long walks.