IDCE Students Profiles

Jamyel Jenifer (IDSC '2012)

Jamyel Jenifer (USA) served as Peace Corps Volunteer in a small village located near San, Mali of West Africa. As a community health educator, Jenifer worked at a rural health care clinic that served 29 villages, a total population of over 18,000. She completed several projects that focused mainly on women's health and empowerment as well as child malnutrition. She is a 2006 graduate of Spelman College in Atlanta, Georgia, where she majored in French with a concentration in pre-medicine. As an undergraduate, she participated in a domestic exchange program at Wellesley College and in a French immersion program in Martinique. She was very active in her sorority, Gamma Sigma Sigma National Service Sorority, Inc., whose chapter at Spelman she helped establish. She also served as its first chapter president. Before entering Clark, she worked at the Peace Corps headquarters in Washington, D.C.