Racqueal Legerwood

China Research and Advocacy Fellow
Government Relations & Advocacy

Racqueal Legerwood is a currently able-bodied, Afro-Caribbean American millennial. A devoted spouse and parent, Racqueal is a class migrant that acknowledges their socio-economic privilege as a US national in international spaces. A heart-centered approach to life and reverence for creation motivates Racqueal’s passion for being of service to those seeking co-liberation and informs her practice of cultural openness and embodied awareness.

Racqueal joins AIUSA as the China Research and Advocacy Fellow. Her research interests center on China’s global influence and engagement in international bodies and US-China-Taiwan relations. Prior to AIUSA, Racqueal worked with Human Rights Watch, TECO-LA, and UN Women. Racqueal holds Bachelor’s degrees in Chinese Studies and Government & Politics from the University of Maryland-College Park, a Master of Public Policy from the University of California-Los Angeles, a post-graduate executive certificate in Diversity, Equity, & Inclusion from Georgetown, and was a Huayu Enrichment Scholar at National Taiwan Normal University.