Hannah Akuiyibo is the Program Associate with the Wilson Center Africa Program, where she manages the Africa Program’s daily activities, grants, and projects. She holds an MA in Democracy and Governance from Georgetown University, with a research focus on Africa, and a BA in Political Science from Bob Jones University. She also served as a Program Assistant with the Africa Program. Originally from Alaska, Hannah has studied German at the Goethe Institute in Göttingen, Germany, and worked in Kenya and Uganda with International Justice Mission. Her current interests are U.S.-Africa policy, human rights, elections, subnational politics, and democracy in Africa.