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May 18, 2020
In 2019, the Yale Young African Scholars (YYAS) Program introduced a new initiative to participants: The Social Impact Project. This project challenges alumni to identify and...
April 8, 2020
The Yale Young African Scholars (YYAS) Team has been closely monitoring the global situation surrounding the ongoing COVID-19 outbreak. The health and safety of the YYAS...
February 4, 2020
Forsi Ferdinand is a teenager on a mission to improve education access in Africa. Forsi grew up in Cameroon and was entering 11th grade when a sociopolitical crisis caused...