Adjoa B. Asamoah
Adjoa B. Asamoah is a democratic operative who leverages expertise in political psychology to help candidates who prioritize the Black community win.
She’s a trusted advisor to local, state, and federal elected officials, and is often sought after to liaise between political entities. As evidenced by the legislative victory she spearheaded to codify the nation’s first Office on African American Affairs, she mobilizes communities for collective political action.
Adjoa is a frequent guest lecturer, and was a teaching assistant and adjunct professor. As faculty, she has taught courses ranging from Intro to African American Studies to African American Psychology. As a facilitator, she has provided trainings for several organizations including multiple municipalities, Junior League of Washington, and American University’s Women & Politics Institute.
She completed undergraduate and graduate studies at Temple University, earning degrees in Psychology, African American Studies, and Educational Psychology. She holds a post-master’s certificate in Applied Behavior Analysis from St. Joseph’s University, is a licensed behavior specialist and psychometrist, and she’s an alumna of the Women’s Campaign School at Yale University. She studied abroad at the University of Ghana, completed the UPENN Equity Institute for Doctoral Students at the Center for the Study of Race and Equity in Education, and is a doctoral candidate at The George Washington University.
She was appointed as a senior policy advisor in DC’s Executive Office of the Mayor, and subsequently appointed to the Commission on African American Affairs-where she serves as the highest-ranking elected member. She’s been appointed by multiple superintendents to the State Title I Committee of Practitioners-where she’s been elected as chair for 3 consecutive years. Adjoa was also appointed to Temple University’s Affirmative Action Committee, and serves on several other boards and commissions, such as Delta Sigma Theta Sorority’s National Social Action Commission and the National Coalition of 100 Black Women’s National Public Policy Committee.
Adjoa is the National Co-Chair of the Democratic National Committee’s African American Leadership Council, and she’s a member of the National Finance Committee. She is also a National Finance Co-Chair of the Collective PAC, and is laser focused on getting more Black people elected nationwide.