Hometown: Kampala, Uganda
Major: International Studies
Noelyne speaks English, Lugbara, and Luganda. She is interested in gender roles, dance, storytelling, Ugandan history, education, cooking, food, nonprofits, law and human rights, and music.
Hometown: Kigali, Rwanda
Major: Mathematics and Computer Science, Undergraduate
Julian speaks English, Kinyarwanda, and some French. His interests include innovation and technology, socioeconomics, politics and governance, 1994 Rwanda Genocide, family values, sports, religions, and storytelling.
Hometown: Lom, Togo
Major: GSS Applied Economics, Business and Society/ Global Studies(minor)
Languages: English, French, Ewe, Kabye
Areas of interest: Politics, music, soccer, basketball, dance, international relations, African development, United Nations, food, religion, history, international business and organizations, human rights, and traditional rituals
2020 – 2021 Fulbright Language Teaching Exchange Scholar
Hometown: Dar Es Salaam city, Kilimanjaro region, Tanzania
Interest: traveling, cooking, reading novels, dancing, singing, watching movies
I was born and raised in Accra, the capital city of Ghana. However, my parents are of the Ewe tribe from the Volta region of Ghana. I speak English, Akan and my native dialect, Ewe.
2021-2022 Swahili Fulbright Language Teacher Assistant Scholar at UO
Hometown: Kirinyaga County, Kenya
Languages: Kikuyu (native), Kiembu, Kiswahili, Sheng, English
Areas of interest: Linguistics, education, culture, sports, movies, travelling and outdoor activities and music