Nancy Keteku, originally from Massachusetts, has lived in Ghana since 1976. She has directed the U.S. Embassy's Educational Advising Center in Accra since 1990 and has served as the Department of State's Regional Educational Advising Coordinator for Sub-Saharan Africa. Regional Educational Advising Coordinators are responsible for promoting increased enrollment of African students in U.S. higher education. She travels throughout Africa and represents the region's interests in publications and conference presentations. Nancy holds a Bachelor's degree from Vassar College, and her first taste of international education took place at Leningrad State University in 1971.