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Rwanda's Minister of Environment, Vincent Biruta
During his recent visit to campus, the Hon. Vincent Biruta, Rwandan Minister of Environment, and Yale President Peter Salovey signed a Memorandum of Understanding meant to...
David Auerbach
The Program on Economics, Politics, and Economics hosted David Auerbach, Yale ‘03 alum and co-founder of Sanergy, for the annual Litowitz Lecture on Septmber 27. Sanergy is a...
A new research institute for the advanced study of religion and society in Africa has been named for Lamin Sanneh, D. Willis James Professor of Missions and World...
In Rwanda, Yale student instructor Elizabeth Olatunji ’20 shows YYAS students how to access online university applications.
Yale Young African Scholars (YYAS), a flagship program of the Yale Africa Initiative, held sessions in Kigali, Rwanda July 29-Aug. 7, and in Accra, Ghana Aug. 11-20. (view...
Nadira, one of our team members, conducts an English reading test with a CHP candidate in Buyengo. All CHPs must be able to read and interpret English, and finding out their reading ability is a key part of the interview day, which also includes an exam.
Liana Wang, Yale College Class of 2020, is currently in Uganda working with Living Goods as part of the Market Solutions for Inclusive Societies class she is taking with...
Bo Hopkins ’86 M.B.A. and his wife, Ranji Nagaswami ’86 M.B.A.
The Yale Medal is the highest honor presented by the Association of Yale Alumni (AYA), awarded annually to members of the Yale family for their individual service to the...
Bridge pupils learning math.
Harnessing the power of markets in the fight against poverty has been an area of much study and experimentation over the past 40 years. Increasingly, business innovators are...