Sharon Quaye

“God, grant me the serenity to accept the things I cannot change, Courage to change the things I can, And wisdom to know the difference.” - The Serenity Prayer

Author Bio

I am Sharon Quaye, a Ghanaian studying at Yale-NUS College. I lived in Ghana my whole life until 2014 when I moved to Singapore to study. My dream is to become a humanitarian health worker/doctor working in and around Africa. I have three older brothers who like to boss me around. I recently discovered that I really enjoy cooking! I also love to dance, sing and listen to music. My current favourite female singer is Jessica Reidy!


Hometown Accra, Ghana
Lives Singapore
High School Education International Baccalaureate, SOS-Hermann Gmeiner International College, Ghana
Studying BSc in Life Sciences with a minor in Psychology
Graduating 2018
Extracurriculars Gospel Choir, Habitat for Humanity Campus Chapter, African Society, Christian Fellowship
Interests Music, singing, dancing, movies, reading, running
Future Plans Graduate Medical School

Posts by Sharon Quaye


Published: October 24, 2016

  It’s finally here! After two years of living and studying at Yale-NUS in Singapore and trying to set-up a society for students of African heritage on campus, and it’s finally here! I love studying in Singapore and especially in Yale-NUS. It is a very unique experience that I will cherish for the rest of my life. But as much as I love being here, I’ve also had my fair share of challenges as a foreigner, specifically as an African, in Singapore. The one thing I missed a lot about home, besides food, family and friends, was being able to…

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