Age: 22 Home Town: Shoreline, Washington Education: B.A. in International Studies (Spelman College) Specific Field Interests: International Studies, Women’s Empowerment, Youth Work, Community Development Placement: Avani, Berinag, Uttarakhand Area of Focus: Livelihoods
Highlights: Anecia recently completed her degree in International Studies from Spelman College. This will be her second time travelling to India; she studied at the University of Hyderabad in the spring semester of 2017. Her time there opened her eyes to many issues in India, and she became particularly passionate about the issue of farmer’s suicides in India. Anecia is passionate about uplifting women and girls, and is the co-President of a mentorship program for young girls called TeenAngel Society Inc. Anecia has also worked as a community organizer in Atlanta, and also has blogged on various issues facing women.