Started last semester, Campus Africa Network is a student-led initiative that hopes to help UNC broaden its horizon.
Although Campus Africa Network isn’t a part of the Campus Y, the group received grant money from the Campus Y to start a new initiative that will help bring the other groups realted to Africa together.
“We felt that there was disconnection between student organizations that are Africa related,” said Etiti Ayeni, co-director and outreach coordinator of Campus Africa Network. “A lot of these are smaller initiatives so they are much more isolated and detached.”
“We felt we needed to address that issue to try to bring them all together to talk about the work that people do on the continent, current affairs.”
Ayeni noticed that events which hosted speakers from Africa had high attendance from graduate students and professors rather than undergraduate students.