PERSONAL STORIES OF MIGRATION PANELIST- MERON
Meron was born in Addis Ababa to an Eritrean mother and
father. When she was 3 years old, her family moved to the United States. Meron grew up in Indianapolis and Atlanta with seven siblings.
After high school, Meron moved to Los Angeles to see what she could
accomplish on my own. After 2 years at Pasadena City College, she transferred
to UCLA, where she is a graduating senior studying International Development
Studies with minors in Urban Planning and African Studies. After graduating,
Meron plans to pursue an MBA and MPAff. Meron hopes to start an
agricultural cooperative business or other type of long-term development
venture in Africa or the Caribbean.