Yvette Odu

Yvette Odu (BR’ 14) is currently pursuing a degree in Global Affairs. She was born in Nigeria and while growing up in Nigeria developed a deep appreciation for the health challenges that a developing country faces. Her interests include quality of health care and health care delivery of health systems in developing contexts. She has diverse experience in health care ranging from programming electronic medical record software to developing and implementing breastfeeding interventions for new mothers in urban contexts. She also participated in the 2012 Yale Global Health Case Competition. She is currently working on an education and  health project with the New Haven public schools and planning a health systems survey project for industrial workers in South Africa. Upon graduation from Yale College, Yvette is looking to pursue a career in health policy. In her free time, Yvette draws, paints and writes short stories.  

Global Affairs