Newsmaker: Jendayi E. Frazer
Noteworthy: Appointed to the Board of Directors of The MasterCard Foundation.
Neighborhood: Splits time between Munhall and Washington, D.C.
Education: Stanford University, B.A. in political science and African and Afro-American studies, 1985; M.A. in international policy studies, 1985; M.A. in international development education, 1989; Ph.D. in political science, 1994.
Employment: Director of Carnegie Mellon University's Center for International Policy & Innovation.
Quote: “The number of young people in Africa is over 600 million. That number is going to double over the next few years. If you don't have education as well as access to financial opportunities and entrepreneurship, which the foundation is focused on providing, you're going to have an explosive situation.”
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