2016 Yenching Scholars
Stephanie Oduro-Mensah

Stephanie Oduro-Mensah

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Stephanie Oduro-Mensah is a Ghanaian who worked as a Teaching Assistant in the University of Ghana’s Chinese Department. She is also a student of the Association of Chartered Certified Accountants (ACCA, UK) where she has already earned an Advance Diploma in Accounting and Business. She was awarded the Confucius Scholarship to study Chinese language and culture at Zhejiang University of Technology in the 2013-2014 academic year and graduated from University of Ghana in 2015 with a B.A. in Chinese and Political Science. Stephanie is passionate about voluntarily serving in community development projects such as project GreenStamp, which saw her operate in Marrakech, Morocco, in December 2012 as well as project ExploreChina in January 2014 in Suzhou, China. Stephanie’s interest in China-African cooperation informed her decision to pursue Politics and International Relations at the Yenching Academy. She intends to focus on ‘The New Face of China-Africa Relations.”

Georgina Korkoi Wilson

Georgina Korkoi Wilson

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Georgina Korkoi Wilson is from Ghana and Nigeria and is a graduate of Dartmouth College in the United States, where she completed a Bachelor of Arts in Government, with a concentration in International Relations and Comparative Politics. As a Yenching Scholar, she aims to continue her study of International Relations by pursuing the Politics and International Relations concentration. She is particularly interested in Chinese foreign policy towards African countries, and Chinese Public Policy and Governance as a model of development.