Andrea Namkung

Andrea is student at Rutgers University, New Brunswick. She is a triple major in Planning and Public Policy, Political Science, and Psychology with a minor in Creative Writing. She hopes to be one of the leaders in mental health reform in the United States and also focus on the mental health issues within the APIA community. In her time so far at Rutgers, she has co-founded the Rutgers Society of Asian Scientists and Engineers (SASE) chapter and is part of the AACC, and the Rutgers BLM chapter. When she isn't confined to the library, Andrea likes to travel, hike, meditate, and go to weekly meetings for the poetry collective called Verbal Mayhem. She is an assistant basketball coach for elementary school kids as well as an English teacher for middle and high school kids. Her first exposure to ECAASU was her freshman year at the ECAASU conference in DC. Since then, she has served as an advocacy intern for national board as well as the conference team for the Rutgers ECAASU.

Previously Andrea was Community Partnership Coordinator.

Hometown: Wayne, NJ

Rutgers University '19, Planning & Public Policy, Political Science, and Psychology; Minor in Creative Writing