Abena Agyeman-Fisher

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Writer

Abena Agyeman-Fisher is a Ghanian writer, editor and journalist.

Personal life and education

Abena Agyeman-Fisher studied English at Spelman College.[1] She lives in Mont Clair, New Jersey

Writing career

Abena Agyeman-Fisher is the Editor-in-Chief of Face2Face Africa.[2] Most recently, she worked for Interactive One as the Senior Editor of NewsOne,[3] she worked for AOL as the News Programming Manager of Black Voices,[4] which later became HuffPo Black Voices, and for the New York Times Company as an Associate Health Editor.[5]

Fisher has been published in Al Jazeera,[6] the Daily Beast,[7] New Jersey's The Star Ledger, the Grio, BlackVoices, West Orange Patch, About.com, the Source, Vibe, Vibe Vixen, Jane, and Upscale Magazines. She has interviewed top celebrities, icons, and politicians, such as First Lady Michelle Obama,[8] Senior Advisor to the President Valerie Jarrett,[9] Civil Rights activist and diplomat Andrew Young, comedian Bill Cosby, Grammy Award-winning singer Jill Scott, actress and singer Queen Latifah, Olympic Gold winner Cullen Jones, international supermodel Alek Wek, and five-division world champion boxer Floyd Mayweather.

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U.S. first lady Michelle Obama and Madame Marieme Faye Sall, first lady of Senegal, visit the all-girls Martin Luther King Middle School, Thursday, June 27, 2013 in Dakar Senegal. (AP Photo/Carolyn Kaster)

Most recently, she served as the First Lady’s press reporter during President Barack Obama’s U.S.-Africa Summit,[10] Young African Leaders Institute event,[11] and the 2013 presidential trip to Senegal, Johannesburg, Cape Town, and Tanzania.[12]

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