Edith Amoafoa-Smart ’19

Edith Amoafoa-Smart ’19 is from Accra, Ghana. She double majors in international relations and French and is pursuing a Five College Certificate in African Studies. She is involved in Mount Holyoke’s Speaking, Arguing, and Writing Program; the Student Government Association communications committee; the Career Development Center student advisory board; and the Mount Holyoke Model United Nations executive board. Her future career may focus on African development. And she gladly channels Lady Gaga: “If you have revolutionary potential, it’s your moral obligation to try and make the world a better place.”

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May 27, 2016

Thinking on my feet

People who know me are aware of my relationship with Model United Nations. We first met in middle school. After competing—and winning awards—in both the national competition and the Global Classrooms International Middle School Model UN conference in the United States, I fell madly and deeply in love. The constant rush of adrenaline that comes with having to think so quickly and frequently on my feet? It’s both challenging and gratifying.

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