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Ayanna Nahmias is the Editor-in-Chief of the internationally acclaimed Nahmias Cipher Report. She blogs about current events in emerging economies, international politics, human rights abuses, women’s rights and child advocacy.
Ayanna was interviewed about her life in Africa on the Radio Netherlands Worldwide program titled ‘The State We’re In;” a show that highlights “first-person stories from around the world about human rights, human wrongs and how we treat each other.”