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Megan Yamoah

Election Year: 2020

Election Constituency: United States of America

Scholar Status: Scholar in Residence

Rhodes Identifier: California & Balliol 2020

Megan Yamoah

Biography

Megan A. Yamoah, Davis, is a senior at the Massachusetts Institute of Technology majoring in Physics and Electrical Engineering. Megan's research expertise is in the application of novel materials in quantum computing for which she has received competitive funding awards. She served on the executive board of MIT Undergraduate Women in Physics and as the President of the MIT Society of Physics Students. The daughter of immigrants, she is passionate about designing innovation initiatives to drive economic growth in emerging markets. At Oxford, Megan intends to study economics to study how innovation can positively affect emerging economies.