Mr. and Mrs. Masiyiwa Visit Yale

  • Mr. and Mrs. Masiyiwa met with the YYAS team at Betts House to discuss the program to date 
  • Professor Michael Capello, co-director of the Yale Africa Initiative and Chair of the Council on African Studies, poses with a Yale student 
  • Former YYAS partipant and current Yale student (center) with classmates 
  • Yale Africa Initiatve Director Eddie Mandhry and YYAS Project Manager Helinna Ayalew 
  • Yale President Peter Salovey welcomes Mr. and Mrs. Masiyiwa at the Mory's reception 
  • President Salovey delivers a warm toast to the guests of honor 
  • Helinna Ayalew, YYAS Project Manager, gives a heartfelt thanks to Mr. and Mrs. M for their generosity and support with the program 
  • Roy Randen ’18, a YYAS student instructor for 2015 and 2016, as well as a benefactor of the Joshua Nkomo Scholarship Program, gave a toast to the Masiyiwas on behalf of all the students touched by their generosity  
  • Mr. and Mrs. M are officially part of the YYAS family 
  • Key administrators and faculty gathered to welcome Mr. and Mrs. M 
May 9, 2016

On May 6, 2016, Strive and Tsitsi Masiyiwa, newly inducted Sterling Fellows who supported the expansion of the Yale Young African Scholars Program (YYAS), visited Yale’s campus to meet with the YYAS Team as well as attend a reception at Mory’s which honored and welcomed them into the Yale community.