Kirstie Kwarteng is an international development specialist and researcher focusing on migration and development, African diaspora populations, and second-generation immigrant identity and transnationalism. She is currently pursuing a MPhil/PhD at SOAS, University of London in the Department of Development Studies. In 2014, she founded The Nana Project, a digital platform dedicated to preserving firsthand accounts of Ghana’s history. Kirstie holds a Master’s degree in Intercultural Service, Leadership, and Management from SIT Graduate Institute and a Bachelor’s degree from Vanderbilt University in Human and Organizational Development, with a concentration in International Leadership and Development. She was named as one of Ghana’s Top 30 Under 30 in 2016 by the Future of Ghana and is a member of the Diaspora African Women’s Network (DAWN).