Ashanti Washington

Communications Officer

Ashanti works with the media to promote the Union of Concerned Scientists’ work on a variety of programmatic issues including federal science defense, energy and climate. Prior to joining UCS, Ashanti worked at the US Department of Energy’s Oak Ridge Laboratory, the nation’s largest lab for multidisciplinary science and energy research, and conducted research at the University of Tennessee. Ashanti earned her B.A. in psychology with a neuroscience concentration from the University of Tennessee.

She can be reached at 202-331-5660 or [email protected]