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Christelle Inema

Pearson Fellow

MPP Candidate

Christelle Inema is a first-year MPP student at Harris Public Policy. Her academic interests include economics, international development, social equity and global conflict and peace studies.

Prior to her time at the University of Chicago, Inema completed internships with the Rwandan Ministry of Gender and Family Promotion, and with the Iriba Center of Multimedia Archives. Previously, she worked as a teaching assistant for the Rwanda and Arusha Learning Cluster, a course focused on post-genocide historical memory. In the summer of 2021 Inema is interning with the Because of Her Story internship with the Smithsonian Institute, where she will be using data science tools to study Smithsonian Women in Science.

Inema holds a BA in liberal arts from Soka University of America, and studied at the Institut Catholique de Paris. She also completed the Data Policy and Summer Scholars program at Harris Public Policy.

Baidoa, Somalia

Makeshift, temporary shelter made of plastic and clothing at a refugee center in Baidoa, Somalia.