Associate Director, Yale Young African Scholars
Lucy Appiah is the Associate Director for the Yale Young African Scholars(YYAS) Program. Prior to joining the team, she worked at the Campaign for Female Education (CAMFED) as Senior Program Officer mainly responsible for The Mastercard Foundation Scholars Program, a program that provides access to high school and college for thousands of high achieving, low income students in Ghana. During this period, she worked extensively with diverse groups of stakeholders in education to support young women. She is passionate about mentoring young Africans to make informed decisions concerning their education and career. She started her career in human resources at the Multimedia Group Limited. Lucy earned her bachelor’s degree from the University of Ghana and a Master of Philosophy in Social and Developmental Psychology from Cambridge University in the UK.