Betina Asukulu is a RISE AmeriCorps member serving with IC Compassion in Iowa City.
Betina immigrated to the United States from Mozambique with her parents as well as her brothers and sisters. She is currently studying Political Science at the University Of Iowa, where she is in her junior year. Betina is also pursuing a certificate in Political Risk Analysis.
As a RISE member, Betina hopes to learn how to make a connection with people from different walks of life -- which will help prepare her for her career. After completing her undergraduate degree Betina plans on attending law school, with aspirations of becoming a trial attorney in the future.
During her free time Betina likes to read and study, and she loves playing soccer as well.