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Editor-in-Chief Face2Face Africa
Abena Agyeman-Fisher is the editor-in-chief of Face2Face Africa. Previously, she was the senior news editor of Interactive One. She has also worked for AOL as the news programming manager of Black Voices. Agyeman-Fisher has been published in Al Jazeera, the Daily Beast, New Jersey’s The Star-Ledger, the Grio, BlackVoices, West Orange Patch, About.com, the Source, Vibe, Vibe Vixen, Jane, and Upscale Magazines. She covered President Barack Obama’s U.S.-Africa Summit, Young African Leaders Institute event, and the 2013 presidential trip to Senegal, Johannesburg, Cape Town, and Tanzania. Agyeman-Fisher holds a bachelor’s degree in English language and literature from Spelman College.