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Afia Zakiya

Independent Africana Studies and EJ scholar-activist, currently Executive Director of Africatown Heritage Preservation Foundation

Dr. Afia Zakiya


pronouns: I prefer not to answer
state: AL, GA
city: Atlanta
languages: English
race + ethnicity: Black, African-American, Afro-Caribbean, African
I focus on Africa and the global African Diaspora on all issues such as: Environmental and Climate Justice, Environmental education, Agroecology, African indigenous eco-philosophy, Indigenous climate mitigation practices and knowledge, WASH and Public Health, Politics of Water, Water and Sanitation Utilities + Infrastructure. I also have done workshops introducing BIPOC youths and HBCU college students to careers in the Environmental Sciences, WASH and green infrastructure areas as part of my mission to support equity in hiring and leadership in the broader Environmental Sciences careers. I have numerous articles and publications available on the topic of Water justice, public policy and WASH and Human rights.

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