Lucy Weiger

Volunteer: Lucy Weiger


I served as an Agricultural science teacher and A level biology teacher at a girl's secondary school in Mampong-Ashanti, Ghana.  After my experience, I received a Master's in Public Health and Hospital Administration from Yale University and have worked in executive level roles in the healthcare industry since receiving my Master's degree.  I have been back to Ghana twice since 2004 serving on medicall mission trips where I helped run medical clinics and organized a mosquito net distribution project.

I value my Peace Corps experience as the impetus for my career and I value the expereince of living in Ghana and having life long friends.

1974 - 1976

Contributions from Lucy Weiger

  1. Ghana Meeting the Ambassador

    I was in Ghana in 1974-76 and was there when Shirley Temple Black was the Ambassador. I had grown up knowing that she and I have the same birthday, April 23. On our birthday, April 23, 1976 I was in the capital city, Accra and decided to see if she would meet with me ( I had met her before at a Peace Corps dinner).  I went to the American Embassy and ran the doorbell and was greeted by the Marines at the front desk.  I explained that I was a Peace Corps volunteer who had the same birthday as ...

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