Sunday, August 6, 2017

Nkayo Drepaul leaves Intern'l Fellows & Scholars program at Humphrey School

The International Fellows and Scholars Program (IFS) announced August 4 that Nkayo Drepaul, Program Specialist, left her position with the IFS to pursue new opportunities. 



Ms. Drepaul served as the Program/Project Specialist of the International Fellows and Scholars Program since 2012. Ms. Drepaul immigrated to the U.S. in 2002 with her parents from Georgetown, Guyana. She is very passionate about women’s issues and the psychological well-being of immigrants. Ms. Drepaul was a McNair Scholar in 2009, during which time she investigated the psychological consequences for individuals who experience ethnic identity incongruence. Prior to her current position, Ms. Drepaul worked at the Women’s Foundation of Minnesota as the Office Manager/Bookkeeper. She received her Bachelor’s degree in Psychology and minor in American Studies from Macalester College.  She studying for the Master of Public Affairs degree at the Humphrey School. 

Since  2012, Ms. Drepaul has worked at the Humphrey School with scholars and fellows from a diverse set of countries, including Afghanistan, Algeria, Argentina, Armenia, Azerbaijan, Bhutan, Cape Verde, Colombia, Denmark, Ecuador, Egypt, Ghana, Haiti, Hungary, India, Indonesia, Laos, Lebanon, Macedonia, Mexico, Montenegro, Morocco, Myanmar, Nepal, Norway, Pakistan, Panama, Peru, Philippines, Romania, Russia, Serbia, Sierra Leone, South Africa, South Korea, South Sudan, Swaziland, Tunisia, Turkmenistan, the United Kingdom, Ukraine, Vietnam, Zambia, and Zimbabwe.
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