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(The GRID Blogger) Akua Nyame-Mensah: Olympia, Washington

(The GRID Blogger) Akua Nyame-Mensah: Olympia, Washington

A big Global Site Plans welcome to our newest blogger, Akua Nyame-Mensah in Olympia, Washington. Born in Baltimore, Maryland, U.S.A but raised in Abidjan, Cote D’Ivoire and Tunis, Tunisia, Akua Nyame-Mensah holds an A.B in Growth and Structure of Cities from Bryn Mawr College and a Masters in City Planning (M.C.P) with a concentration in land

Akua Nyame MensahA big Global Site Plans welcome to our newest blogger, Akua Nyame-Mensah in Olympia, Washington.

Born in Baltimore, Maryland, U.S.A but raised in Abidjan, Cote D’Ivoire and Tunis, Tunisia, Akua Nyame-Mensah holds an A.B in Growth and Structure of Cities from Bryn Mawr College and a Masters in City Planning (M.C.P) with a concentration in land use and environmental planning from the University of Pennsylvania. Akua is currently serving as an AmeriCorps volunteer for a community-based watershed and riparian restoration education program based at a Conservation District in Tumwater, Washington. As a Leadership in Environmental and Energy Design (LEED) Green Associate and National Association for Interpretation Certified Guide, Akua enjoys learning about and sharing her knowledge of green infrastructure and low-impact development techniques with others.

Akua joins the March 2012 Environmental Design Internship program and will be blogging with The GRID until March 2013.

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