Jennifer Opare-Kumi

Academic Discipline:

Economics, Education, Public Policy

About me:

Jennifer Opare-Kumi is a PhD student at the Blavatnik School of Government, University of Oxford. Her research projects and interests are in the education and mental health of youth in low and middle income countries in the Global South and driven by a passion for improving evidence based policy making. Prior to Oxford, she worked as a Research Manager and Program Manager at Young 1ove-a non governmental organisation in Botswana-spearheading the national scale-up of an early grade intervention. Prior to living and working in the UK, Jennifer has experience from Botswana, South Africa and Australia.

Sustainable Development Goals:

Good Health and Well-being, Quality Education

I am interested in the following geographical area(s):

Sub-Saharan Africa

Components of the GCRF I am interested in:

Under the goals of sustainable development, (1)sustainable health and well being and (2) inclusive and equitable quality education. These SDGs are related to my research projects and interests as I look to investigate the impact of specific education reforms and interventions on student well being and learning outcomes.