Funmi Animashaun

Funmi Animashaun

Program Assistant, Sports & Society Program

Funmi is Program Assistant of the Sports & Society Program. She helps organize the annual Project Play Summit and supports other projects.

Funmi joined the Aspen Institute Sports & Society Program in 2018 as an intern, assisting with the annual Project Play Summit. She is now a Program Assistant and supports the team’s projects and initiatives, including assistance in organizing the Summit.

Funmi holds a B.S. in Sport Management from Mount St. Mary’s University (MD). Though her athletic career ended in the fourth grade, Funmi has kept active in sports through her work as a women’s basketball team manager in high school and college. She also volunteers at a local basketball camp held in Bowie, MD.

Funmi is a D.C.-area native, having grown up in Silver Spring, MD. In her spare time, she enjoys reading, watching Nollywood shows and films, and searching the DMV for the best churros.