Rakkel Andreas joined the IPPR in 2018. She is a freelance journalist, socio-political analyst and communications consultant. Her research focus is on the work of parliament and issues of good governance. She holds a Master of Arts degree focused on Development and Governance from University of Duisburg-Essen, Germany and a Master of Arts degree in Advanced European and International Studies from CIFE, Nice, France. Rakkel is Passionate about Women Empowerment, Leadership, Human Rights, Youth and Africa.