Africa

Ebenezer Yemoh

Ebenezer Yemoh

Hometown: Labadi, Ghana
Major: Human Physiology, Undergraduate
Minor: Chemistry
Ebenezer speaks English, Ga, Twi, and Pidgin. His interests include the history of Ghana, colonization, sports, food, taboos and beliefs, African music and African trivia.

Hadiatou Barry

Hadiatou Barry

Hometown: Conakry, Guinea
Major: International Studies/Economics, Undergraduate
Hadiatou speaks English, French, and Pular. Her interests include politics and international relations, international economics, Sub-Saharan Africa development, population displacement, Islam, singing, storytelling, tennis, and movies.

Henry Rusasa

Henry Rusasa

Hometown: Dar es Salaam, Tanzania
Major: Linguistics, Graduate
Henry speaks English, Hangaza, and Swahili. His interests include sports, politics, literature, Christianity, Islam, storytelling, food, cultural values and African music.

Ibrahim Hachim Baguignan

Ibrahim Hachim Baguignan

Hometown: Ouagadougou, Burkina Faso
Major: Pre-Business: Accounting, Undergraduate
Ibrahim speaks English, Moore, and French. His interests include food, dress code, politics, family roles, dance, cooking, Islam, Catholicism, Protestantism, and traditional religions.

Sharon Alitema

Sharon Alitema

Hometown: Kampala, Uganda
Major: Architecture, Undergraduate
Minor: Mathematics
Sharon speaks Lugbara and English. Her interests include storytelling, multiculturalism, music and dance, politics, colonial history, gender roles, traditional rituals.

Jenna-Marie Smallwood

Jenna-Marie Smallwood

Hometown: Durban, South Africa
Major: Political Science, Undergraduate
Minor: Environmental studies and Legal studies
Jenna-Marie speaks English and some Afrikaans. Her interests include politics, languages, the environment, animals, breaking stereotypes, volunteering, storytelling, cooking and gender roles.

Josue Dambej

Josue Dambej

Hometown: Lubumbashi, Democratic Republic of Congo
Major: International Studies, Undergraduate
Minor: Nonprofit Administration
Josue speaks English, French and Swahili. His interests include tribes in the Congo, traditional leaders, fashion, religion, Congolese beliefs, history of Congo, culture and lifestyle in Congo, dance, cooking, storytelling, traditional soccer ball crafting, Christianity, Islam.