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Spring 2020 edition of newsletter
In the Spring 2020 edition of the Focus on Africa newsletter you will see highlights from President Salovey's January visit to Nigeria and a roundup of stories from around campus and beyond. In his message introducing this edition, Eddie Mandhry (Director for Africa ...
Recently, we interviewed Clare Muhoro, Professor of Chemistry at Towson University. She received a Ph.D. in Organometallic Chemistry from Yale University in 1999. We spoke about her time at Yale, her vision for Africa's future, her experiences being an African women in STE...
Dr. Elijiah Paintsill
Dr. Elijah Paintsil, Professor of Pediatrics (Infectious Diseases) at the Yale School of Public Health, writes about the potential impact of the COVID-19 pandemic on an already fragile health systems in Sub-Saharan Africa (SSA) in a Viewpoint article published in the current i...
Yale Talk podcast recording session
Yale Talk, a monthly podcast hosted by Yale University President Peter Salovey, focused a recent episode on the HAPPINESS Project which aims to increase access to mental health services in Nigeria. You can listen to the podcast by visiting the Yale Talk website. During a Jan...
Participants at the January 2020 Ledaership Forum in Lagos, Nigeria
Yale University, in partnership with Fundación Mujeres por África and Banco Santander, convened the Women’s Leadership Forum in Lagos, Nigeria, on January 17. The Lagos forum was the third of the partnership’s events held in Africa since the program b...
The Yale Africa Initiative is a university-wide effort to prioritize and expand Yale's commitment to Africa. We invite you to learn more about the programs, partnerships, and collaborations that comprise the initiative by viewing the "Yale and Africa" brochure, p...
President Solvey visits Techpoint Africa in Lagos, Nigeria
During Yale President Peter Salovey's trip to Nigeria he visited Techpoint, the largest tech media agency in Africa, where he participated in a town hall-style meeting and interactive discussion with key leaders in the Lagos technology entrepreneurship ecosystem. View a p...
On Jan. 17th Yale President Peter Salovey met with officials to finalize plans to expand the HAPPINESS Project in Nigeria
During Yale President Peter Salovey's visit to Lagos, he met with officials to finalize plans to expand the HAPPINESS Project (Health Action for Psychiatric Problems In Nigeria including Epilepsy and Substances), an ongoing Yale partnership with the government of Imo State...
President Salovey's announcemnet took place at a press briefing in Lagos, Nigeria
Speaking in Lagos, Nigeria, on January 17, Yale University President Peter Salovey announced that Yale will co-sponsor two upcoming meetings of the African Linguistics School, which is devoted to collaborative training and research on generative linguistics in Africa. The firs...
President Salovey meets with Team Albatross while visiting Global Network member Lagos Business School in Nigeria
The Global Network Investment Competition, hosted by the Yale School of Management (Yale SOM), is a one-of-a-kind annual contest that enhances the study of equity investments. This year’s competition is comprised of 24 student teams from top business schools around the g...

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