Water Infrastructure and Workforce Development Sr. Fellow
Congressional Black Caucus Foundation Inc.
Afia, a global African-centered policy analyst, eco-theorist, scholar-activist, facilitator, and sustainable built environment advocate, seeks a socially just world. She recently joined CBCF as a Water Infrastructure and Workforce Development Sr. Fellow, bringing 20+ years of global change management/leadership, policy research, climate and environmental justice activism. Her prior work includes Country Director WaterAid-Ghana, Women in Development Fellow/Gender advisor for USAID Africa Bureau, Sr. Researcher/Policy Analyst at Clark Atlanta University, and Assistant Professor, Africana Studies at Morris Brown College. Afia holds a Ph.D. in Political Science (Clark Atlanta University), dual master’s in public policy, organizational change and a business degree. Her work focuses on the intersectionality of global political ecology and ecophilosophy with race, culture, urbanization, inequalities and indigenous struggles for land, water, and food (access /rights /equity /governance and sovereignty). She’s lived and/or worked in 22 African countries, is a Fulbright Specialist Scholar and International Career Advancement Program Alumni.
Friday, September 13
2:00 PM – 4:00 PM