Pokuaa Owusu Acheaw
Pokuaa Owusu-Acheaw currently serves as the Prince George’s County Regional Director for U.S. Senator Chris Van Hollen. In her current capacity, Pokuaa works with communities, organizations, educational institutions, and various stakeholders to assist in the creation of better policies to benefit Prince Georgians, Marylanders, and all Americans.
During her undergraduate and law school career, Pokuaa interned for the U.S. Department of Labor and the Maryland Office of the Public Defender. She previously worked in the Maryland General Assembly as the Legislative Director and Chief of Staff for Maryland State Senator Joanne C. Benson.
She has been an active volunteer in organizations such as Street Law, Operation Hope, Maryland Volunteer Lawyers for the Arts, and the National Black Law Students Association’s “Know Your Rights Campaign”.
Pokuaa Owusu-Acheaw, a first-generation Ghanaian-American , was born in Washington, DC, and grew up in Laurel, MD. A proud graduate of Eleanor Roosevelt High School in Greenbelt, MD. Pokuaa attended the University of Pittsburgh, where she graduated with a B.A. in Political Science & Communication in 2012. She is a 2015 graduate of the University of Baltimore School Of Law, where her concentrations were in Public Policy and Intellectual Property.