Glenda Adjei

Undergraduate Degree
  • Class of 2006
  • IDP Major(s): International Development Studies Major
  • Additional Major(s): Sociology
Master's Degree
  • Class of 2009
  • Master's Degree(s): African Studies MA
While At UCLA

Research:
Tanzania -2008;
Graduate Field Research: Ghana; Senegal - 2007;
Education Abroad Program: University Of Sussex, Brighton, England - 2005.

Extracurriculars:
TASFA - Taking a Stand for Africa;
African Activist Association;
City of Youth Foster Care;
U.S.Doctors For Africa-Research Intern: 2004-2006;
Women & Youth Supporting Each Other(WYSE): Director of Mentees -2003-2005;
Sexual Violence Awareness Advocacy (SVAA)- 2005;
Clothesline Project - 2005.

Awards:
Graduate Opportunity Fellowship: 2006-2007

Graduate Research:
Master’s Thesis: Examining the Impact of Micro-Lending: A Case Study of Kumasi Micro-Entrepreneurs.
Grad Thesis: Adinkra as Metaphor: Visual Representation of Akan Culture - UCLA African Activist Association Conference - May 1-2nd, 2009; Teach Africa Youth Forum, May 2009

After UCLA

I plan to pursue a Doctorate degree in Economics/International Development, and further examine the role and impact of micro-lending in economic development.

 
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