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Nebila Abdulmelik


  • IDP Major(s): International Development Studies Major
  • Master's Degree
    • Class of 2007
    • Master's Degree(s): African Studies MA
    While At UCLA

    Co-chair, African Activist Association Co-founder, TASFA (Taking A Stand For Africa).

    Awards: Arabic Language Scholarship AAA Staff of Quarter Award Graduate Fellowship

    Graduate Research: THE RIGHT TO FOOD: BEYOND THE RIGHT TO BE FED Responsibility to Respect, Protect, and Fulfill

    View research paper, thesis, or dissertation: rf2_13e9874c.pdf

    After UCLA

    Currently Associate Advocacy Officer-FEMNET (African Women's Development & Communication Network), Nairobi, Kenya

    Voluntary Assistant-World Food Programme, Harare, Zimbabwe

    Advice for Current International Institute IDP Students

    Use the degree and exposure as a starting point for further learning and understanding of the most pressing issues. Understand the differences between theory and practice. Be open. Travel. Question and challenge.

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