Joyeuse  Senga
Standing: Senior
Major: Health Sciences and Public Health
Hometown: Kigali, Rwanda
Due to her strong academic record, discipline, and passion, Joyeuse was selected as one of 42 scholars for a highly competitive gap year program that helps talented African students’ study abroad and return to become servant entrepreneurial leaders contributing to the growth of Africa. On campus, Joyeuse serves as the president of the international club and a Resident Assistant through residence life. Over the past few years, Joyeuse has been involved in Student Government as a Senator and a member of the Multicultural Affairs committee, which is a peer educator committee that serves to advance cultural competency and cross-cultural dialogue. She has also been involved in Freshman Forum, Model UN, and the African Student Association. As a servant leader at heart, Joyeuse has returned home each summer to intern and volunteer in different organizations. This past summer, she interned as research intern in the office of the vice chancellor at the University of Global Health Equity in Kigali, Rwanda. Joyeuse hopes to return home and serve her community through being a part of the solution to the challenges that the health care system in Rwanda is facing.