Amarachi Ukachu

Amarachi Ukachu

Amarachi Ukachu is currently employed as a Transition Support Specialist with the Post-Secondary Apprenticeship for Youth Project. Amarachi obtained her Bachelor of Science Degree in Rehabilitation Services with a concentration in Behavioral Health. While pursuing her B.Sc, Amarachi began her professional career as the Program Assistant to University of Maryland Eastern Shore’s Student Disability Services Director. In 2014 Amarachi relocated to New Orleans where she began a position as a live-in Residential Counselor where she was responsible for directing the operations of the academically driven group home ​to create a family atmosphere and for the physical, emotional, social, spiritual, and academic development of scholars living in home in accordance with individual scholar service plans. Amarachi then served as a Career Advisor for the Louisiana Workforce Commission where she assisted program participants in developing vocational goals reflective of their skills, capabilities, and interests. Amarachi spends her free time heavily involved in New Orleans creative arts community and moonlights as a Fashion Blogger and Designer. She has been featured in magazines such as Marie Claire, Vogue Brazil, Teen Vogue, and Essence. Recently Amarachi has been admitted into LSUHSC School of Allied Health Professions where she will pursue a Masters degree in Clinical Rehabilitation Counseling.