Ruka Ademola is an intern within the Data Analytics and Customer Outreach Division through the Pathways Program. She provides assistance in analyzing the customer outreach model, develops activities surrounding employee engagement, and contributes to the work being done to build a diversity and inclusion competency framework for EDI and the NIH community.
In addition to working with the members of the Data Analytics and Customer Outreach Division, Ruka is attending graduate school at Maryland University of Integrative Health. She is studying to obtain her Masters in Science in Nutrition and Integrative Health. She hopes to continue building her professional career within the Office of Equity, Diversity, and Inclusion.
Long-term, Ruka would also like to develop policy initiatives that support the alleviation of food deserts, eradicates health disparities, and improves the quality and accessibility of foods present in our communities. In her spare time, Ruka enjoys cooking and traveling with her triplet sisters.