Writer Biography: Tia Ayele


Tia AyeleAssociate Editor

Tia is a fourth year International Affairs major at the University of Georgia. As a first-generation Ethiopian-American and an avid reader of Foreign Policy, she is especially interested in the political and economic developments of the Horn of Africa and the Middle East. While just a freshman, Tia was actively involved in organizations such as the Student Government Association, Habitat for Humanity, the Roosevelt Institute, and the Ethiopian Student Association. In the same year, she conducted honors-level research through CURO by assessing the future of Christianity in the Middle East. Currently, Tia is concentrating her efforts in famine relief for Somalia and the surrounding devastated areas.

Articles by Tia

International Showdown: The Battle between the ICC & the AU (October 21, 2013)

Commodity Exchanges & Agricultural Development in Sub-Saharan Africa (September 13, 2013)

An Alternative Perspective on FGM (April 8, 2013)

The Great Firewall of Africa (March 1, 2013)

The Life of Janis Joplin: A Look into Dismantling Patriarchy (December 18, 2012)

The Death of the Ethiopian Prime Minister Meles Zenawi (November 21, 2012)

reDefine UGA and Election Code Violations (April 13, 2012)

Africa Night 2012: Cultural Embrace or Cultural Exclusivity? (March 27, 2012)

The “Sh*t White Girls Say… to Black Girls” Video: What It Means for Race Relations Today (January 24, 2011)

China and Africa: A Ladder for Opportunity or a Case of Neocolonialism? (October 25, 2011)

Somalia Famine Relief: U.S. Counter-terrorism laws & Al-Shabaab (September 26, 2011)

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