Meet The Team

Co-Directors

Mously Lo

AB Economics

Mously is a current sophomore studying Economics and minoring in African Studies. Along with Developmental Economics, she's passionate about languages, Islamic spirituality, and social activism. Mously hopes ASP 2020 will inspire students, leaders, and scholars to reimagine Africa's role in the most urgent global conversations of our time. 

James Lee

BSE Operations Research & Financial Engineering

James Lee is from sunny San Diego, California. He’s an Operations Research and Financial Engineering student interested in African development, globalization and education. In the future, he envisions Africa as an international force for food fueled by inclusive institutions.

Vice-Presidents

Speaker Coordination

Aiche Gebre

BSE Operations Research & Financial Engineering

Achie Gezahegne Gebre is a senior in the Operations Research and Financial Engineering Department. She is interested in applications of data science and technology in African countries. She is from Addis Ababa, Ethiopia.

Business Development

Lencer Ogutu

BSE Operations Research & Financial Engineering

Lencer is a fourth year student in the Operations Research and Financial Engineering Department and her interests in Africa lie within intra-African trade and integration as well as harnessing the creativity of the youth to power economic and social development of Africa as a whole

Logistics

Claire Orare

BSE Chemical and Biological Engineering

Claire is a Kenyan junior studying Chemical & Biological Engineering. She joined the committee as the VP of Logistics because she is interested in the development of her continent. Claire believes Africa has greatly enhanced the world and has much more to offer and is excited to explore that through the summit!

Brand & Marketing

Gabriel Mekbib

Masters in Public Affairs

Gabriel Mekbib is a development professional who has worked in the microfinance, agricultural and health sectors in Kenya, Rwanda and Ethiopia. Most recently, he consulted with UNESCO’s International Institute for Capacity Building for Africa to support communications and knowledge management

Finance

Bayode Okusanya

AB Philosophy

 Bayo was born in Nigeria and moved to the United States when he was 2 years old. At Princeton, Bayo studies Philosophy and is earning a certificate in Entrepreneurship. Outside of the classroom, Bayo works as an Analyst for @chaacventures where he helps Princeton entrepreneurs build global companies. 

Logistics Team

Audio-Visual and Speaker Logistics Coordinator

Kenalpha Kipyegon

Kenalpha Kipyegon is a sophomore pursuing a degree in Mechanical and Aerospace Engineering. Regardless of his STEM career path, Kenalpha takes a keen interest in matters involving the African continent. He is keen to play a role in promoting conversations about Africa on campus through the Society of African Internationals at Princeton(SAIP).

Logistics and Inventory Manager

Jemima Williams

Jemima is a freshman  interested in Africa’s rapid development and how the media can capture such growth to challenge existing ideas and representations of Africa as a deprived continent. As a member of the Princeton Debate Panel, Jemima is especially interested in how we can bring about more discourse regarding the future of the continent. 

Event Coordinator

Larry Zebaze

Larry Zebaze is a freshman in BSE and hopes to contribute as much as he can to help plan this event.

Event Coordinator

Katherine Reynolds

Katherine is a sophomore studying Economics and is interested in getting a certificate in Finance. She is a Peer Academic Advisor to freshmen and enjoys community outreach. Katherine hopes that ASP 2020 will excite both young people from campus and all over the world to perpetuate energy and focus towards the social and economic growth of Africa.

Do you want to help plan ASP 2021?

Take a look at the details of available Volunteer Roles

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