Miru Osuga is pursuing a Master of Science in Social Policy through the School of Social Policy & Practice at the University of Pennsylvania. She is working at the National Sustainable Agriculture Coalition this summer in D.C. as a policy intern. Also at Penn for undergrad, she studied Communications with minors in Asian American Studies and Environmental Studies. A Japanese-Taiwanese American, Miru has been involved on campus through the United Minorities Council, Penn Taiwanese Society, Asian Pacific American Leadership Initiative, and Spice Collective (a discussion space for Asian Pacific Islander Desi American womxn). Born and raised in New York City, she thrives in urban spaces and has a special place for urban forests after interning at the Forest Service through the Conference for Asian Pacific American Leadership (CAPAL) in 2016. The summer after, she worked as a legislative intern at Senator Tammy Duckworth’s DC office through Asian Pacific American Institute for Congressional Studies (APAICS). Miru loves graphic design, violin, community, Yuri Kochiyama, Yuna, and stories.
University of Pennsylvania '18