Amaeka Effiong

Amaeka Effiong


  • Teaching Fellow
  • Residential Advisor


  • Ethics and Leadership


  • BA, George Washington University, Elliott School of International Affairs

Amaeka Effiong is an Ethics and Leadership Teaching Fellow and Residential Advisor at SEGL in London. She is a Summa Cum Laude graduate of George Washington University with a Bachelor's Degree in International Affairs and a French Language Certificate. During college, Amaeka interned at the international organizations Invisible Children and United Way Worldwide, where she assisted with projects that addressed safety, poverty, and education access across varying African countries. Her most recent role was at the Global Women's Institute where she worked as a Research Intern on their Empowered Aid project that uncovered and developed preventive measures regarding sexual exploitation and abuse in humanitarian settings. While at GW, Amaeka also worked with DC public school students as an Americorps member through Jumpstart, was the Outreach Director for GW's African Development Initiative, was a Peer Advisor for freshmen in the Elliott School of International Affairs, served as the News Director for GW's radio station as well as the co-host for two radio shows, and regularly volunteered throughout Washington, DC, receiving the President's Volunteer Service Award upon graduating.