Ina Thigith is the Membership Associate at the Pacific Council on International Policy where her primary roles include leading membership billing and supporting member engagement and election outreach efforts. Ina also serves as co-leader of the Junior Fellows Program.
Prior to serving as an Associate at the Pacific Council, Ina interned in the Department of Economic Affairs for the U.S. Embassy in London, where she developed projects alongside Haver Analytics and cultivated her passion for international diplomacy. Upon her return to the United States she interned as a representative for the Asia Society of Southern California and served on congressional campaigns through Prosper Rose LLC, a political consulting firm that pushes for diversity, equity, and inclusion in politics.
Ina received her Bachelor’s in Political Science, with a concentration in International Relations, from the University of California, Los Angeles. During her studies she focused on the relationship between the U.S. and East Asia and spent time living both in Hong Kong, where she studied business at The University of Hong Kong, and in Tokyo, where she lived as an English teacher. On the weekends Ina enjoys appreciating local art, finding new plants to take home, and baking.