About PiAf Alumni

Princeton in Africa alumni go on to do remarkable work at home and abroad, including:

  • Continue lives of service both in Africa and the U.S. long after their fellowships.
  • Serve as advocates, board members, and founders of grassroots organizations that provide scholarships, public health and other services across Africa
  • Become leaders in the foreign policy community, working on issues such as the crisis in Darfur, HIV/AIDS policy, and UN reform

Our Alumni Now

A few examples of where our alumni are today:

Oliver Barry (PiAf Fellow 2005-06, Africare, Zambia) is president and founder of the Kucetekela Foundation, a nonprofit organization that provides scholarships to Zambian boarding schools for students who demonstrate academic promise but are financially disadvantaged. Oliver recently graduated from Yale School of Medicine and is doing his residency in pediatrics at Columbia in New York.

Andy Bryant (PiAf Fellow 2004-05, Tanzanian Children’s Fund, Tanzania) is the Executive Director of the Segal Family Foundation, a foundation working to improve the lives of people living in sub-Saharan Africa. Before joining the Segal Family Foundation, he received his master’s in Public Administration in International Development from Syracuse University and spent several years working in the field of international development in multiple countries.

Emily Harris (PiAf Fellow 2006-07, Plan International, Uganda) works for Medtronic, a global medical device innovation company, where she focuses on emerging markets strategy and technology for cardiac care initiatives. Prior to joining Medtronic, she spent six years living in Kenya, DRC, Nigeria, Cambodia, and Liberia working on a series of global health initiatives for Population Services International, the Clinton Health Access Initiative, and Liberia’s Ministry of Health and Social Welfare. She recently received an MBA from the Yale School of Management.

Allie Bream (PiAf Fellow 2010-11, UN World Food Programme, Ethiopia) is a People Operations Senior Manager at One Acre Fund, a social enterprise that helps African smallholder farmers increase their crop output. In her work with OAF, she focuses on implementing strategic initiatives designed to help the organization’s staff work more effectively.

Emily Moder (PiAf Fellow 2013-14, access:energy, Kenya) stayed on with access:energy (now SteamaCo) after her fellowship, transitioning into a role as their Digital Product Manager and helping them use their technology to operate 25 microgrids across East Africa and raise money to expand internationally.

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Get Involved

Princeton in Africa has nearly 500 alumni working in diverse careers in the U.S. and around the world. Alumni regularly connect with Princeton in Africa and with each other for professional networking and for fun.

If you’re interested in helping with interviews, organizing an alumni event, networking with current or former Fellows, donating to enable us to continue to cultivate young leaders committed to Africa, or helping PiAf in a myriad of other ways, we’d love to hear from you! Please email us at piaf@princetoninafrica.org