Asena Johnson works across WRI's global network to provide support as the Executive Assistant to the Chief of Staff at WRI. She works closely with the leadership team at WRI to provide key planning and organization for WRI's growing international network and executive team.

Prior to joining WRI, Asena attended Salisbury University where she received her B.A. in Political Science and International Relations in 2018. In the past, she has worked as a paralegal, advocacy associate, and legislative assistant. In her previous position, she worked at Bradley Arrant Cummings as a paralegal and project assistant, taking on major roles in research and development projects.

Asena is based in Washington, D.C., and in her free time, she enjoys traveling, reading, and making art.