Asma Akram is a Business Development Intern for DSPolitical. She is a current senior at George Washington University pursuing a double major in Political Science and Criminal Justice. Prior to working for DSPolitical, Asma worked with a variety of organizations related to both of her fields of study.
Asma is passionate about helping others and providing resources to individuals through her work. For her first half of her GW career, she volunteered for MPD as a domestic violence advocate. Because of this experience, she is very passionate about helping intimate partner violence victims and survivors and much of her undergraduate research has centered around this topic and its policies. She also worked with Grassroots Analytics for a year as a Data and Marketing Intern and helped expand the company’s client base with her outreach skills.
In her spare time, she enjoys reading, watching reality tv, and cooking.