Akinyi Ochieng is a former Associate Editor (Africa) at Fair Observer. She is currently pursuing degrees in Political Science and African Studies at Yale University.
At Yale, she serves as the President of the Yale Undergraduate Association for African Peace and Development (YAAPD), an organization devoted to promoting peace and development initiatives in Africa and connecting young Africans in the diaspora to careers in or focused on the continent.
Ochieng is passionate about international development and multinational business ethics, with a particular focus on resource allocation and global financial systems. She is also interested in post-colonial literature and African art.
As a British-born American of Gambian and Kenyan heritage, Ochieng is a globetrotter who speaks French and Swahili as well as a smattering of Aku and Wolof.
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