Didace Bienvenu Irafasha is from Rwanda and is a rising senior at Columbia College majoring in Economics-Political Science. His academic and professional interests include the governance of the global economy, the politics of international development and international trade in Africa, as well as contemporary politics in sub-Saharan Africa. On campus, he is on the executive boards of the United Nations Association Columbia chapter and the African Development Group. Other interests include decolonization, soccer, and basketball.