Edayatu Lamptey-Center for International Policy & Innovation - Carnegie Mellon University

Edayatu Lamptey

CIPI Research Alumni


Edayatu Lamptey is a 2012 graduate of Carnegie Mellon University’s H. John Heinz III College, where she earned her Master’s degree in Public Policy and Management, with a concentration in International Economic Development and Policy. She also holds a B.A in Political Science with a minor in Biology from Allegheny College.

Throughout Lamptey’s academic and professional career, she has focused on international economic development and foreign policy analysis on the African Continent. Her interest in African economic development policy stems from her Ghanaian heritage.

Prior to her work with CIPI, Lamptey worked as an intern with the UNDP- Equator Initiative, before assuming the role of a consultant for the UNDP-GEF-SGP. Her current work as a CIPI Research Associate focuses on the United States’ foreign policy in Central Africa.