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Biden Summit
U.S. President Biden hosted leaders from across the African continent in Washington, DC on December 13-15, 2022, for the U.S.-Africa Leaders Summit. The purpose of the summit was to demonstrate the United States’ enduring commitment to Africa, and to underscore the  impo...
Midwives in Uganda
Students from the Yale School of Nursing (YSN) midwifery group traveled to Atiak, Uganda this past summer to partake in an intensive four-week experience led by Dr. Michelle Telfer, Assistant Professor of Nursing and Interim Nurse-Midwifery Specialty Co-Director. The student...
President Salovey trip to Nigeria
The Yale University Art Gallery has been awarded the 2022 Ambassador’s Fund for Cultural Preservation (AFCP) grant to implement the project: ‘Sustaining a Partnership in Wood Conservation between the National Museum, Lagos and the Yale University Art Gallery.&rsquo...
YAIS panel
The Yale African Student Association’s (YASA) annual Africa Week concluded this year with the inaugural all female, student-led Yale Africa Innovation Symposium (YAIS) which took place from November 11th to November 12th. The YAIS is designed to move beyond the stan...
Lorem Aminathia
Lorem Aminathia, the first South Sudanese graduate from Yale College, returned to campus this past October to host an event where he discussed his educational and entrepreneurial prospects post-graduation. During the event, Lorem presented the history of South Sudan and explai...
The Yale Africa Initiative is excited to announce the release of the 2022 fall edition of Focus on Africa. The newsletter covers all the latest news pertaining to ongoing Yale-Africa relations.   In this edition of Focus on Africa we are pleased to share t...
A new exhibition at the Yale University Art Gallery, 'Bámigbóyè: A Master Sculptor of the Yorùbá Tradition,' presents a nuanced account of the artist’s 50-year career and presents him as part of a woodcarving tradition that flou...
Kere
Francis Kéré, the Louis I. Kahn Visiting Professor of Architectural Design at the Yale School of Architecture, is the 2022 laureate of the Pritzker Architecture Prize, an award that is regarded internationally as architecture’s highest honor. Born in Gando,...
The African Linguistics School (ALS) is a two-week institute which brings the latest work in core areas of linguistics to students from African universities. This year's ALS 6, which was co-sponsored by Yale University, met in Porto Novo, Republic of Benin from July 1...
The Yale Young African Scholars (YYAS) program was held virtually in late-July 2022 with 326 students from more than 35 countries participating in seven days of online programming. Upon the conclusion of the program, each student earned a Certificate of Completion and was...

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