Victoria Kipngetich is a junior double majoring in Global Affairs and African Studies. Having been born and raised in Nairobi, Kenya, Victoria is interested in Africa’s role in a rapidly changing international system. She believes that African countries can uniquely position themselves to be the world’s future premier economic hubs and is interested in the role of mobile technology in driving economic transformation at the community level. This past summer, Victoria interned at the Permanent Mission of Kenya to the United Nations. During her time at the Mission, she worked on synthesizing the SDGs with Kenya’s long-term development strategy, Vision 2030. She also worked closely with H.E Amb Martin Kimani, Permanent Representative for Kenya to the UN, in a speechwriting capacity. Victoria has also previously served as a member of Kenya’s delegation to the High-Level Political Forum on Sustainable Development. On campus, she is a member of Yale’s competitive Model UN Team, a World Fellow liaison, a campus tour guide, and a member of the Yale Interpretation Network. Victoria is an avid language learner and is passionate about wildlife conservation in Kenya.