- Class of 2009
- Master's Degree(s): African Studies MA
While At UCLA
UC Education Abroad Program: University of Science and Technology in Ghana (June 2004-January 2005).
Prior to attending UCLA she lived in Washington, DC and interned for Appleseed Foundation and John Snow, Inc. At John Snow, Inc. she worked on a project called Supply Chain Management System, funded by the US government as part of the President's Emergency Plan for AIDS Relief (PEPFAR). She also traveled throughout southern Africa meeting and interviewing people affected by HIV/AIDS.
Marcelle engaged in a textile research project in Mali and to help raise funds for a non-profit organization in Ghana for two months.
Currently, Marcelle is researching the second-hand clothing business and the link between economic activity and HIV/AIDS at UCLA.