PERSONAL STORIES OF MIGRATION PANELIST- AGAZIT ABATE
Agazit Abate received her BA in International Development Studies and MA in African Studies from the University of California Los Angeles, UCLA. She studied and wrote on African cinema, cultural production, alternative and community interpretations of development, and narratives of resistance. She is currently a fellow at the Oakland Institute, researching and writing about large-scale land investment deals or “land grab” in Africa. She plans to continue writing on land grab and food sovereignty and hopes to delve into fiction, in an effort to tell politics like a story.