Alumni Blog

Oftentimes, our presumptions of things surpass reality. Remember that time you got really excited about a new episode from your favorite TV show, or maybe a new book...

 
My YYAS journey began when my classmate Linet Wangui, a YYAS 2019 alumna, narrated her experience to me about the program. She encouraged me to apply...

My name is Angela Abalo and I am 16 years old and I come from Kenya. I participated in YYAS in 2019 at Mpesa Foundation Academy in Thika, Kenya. Honestly, YYAS was...

My name is Ephrathah Tadesse and I am from Ethiopia. Fortunately I took part in the YYAS 2019 program in Zimbabwe.

I first learnt about the...

My YYAS journey started with a WhatsApp message to my mum from her best friend in the USA. It read “Please get Linet apply for this YYAS Program as per attached link; it’s...

Greetings to all my African family , near and far , the purpose of this blog post is to share the wonderful experience that I had at the Yale Young African Scholars...

Entering a new world, so to say, seemed like a daunting thing to do. It was my first time travelling all by myself. I boarded the airplane heading to Ghana frightened...