Aïcha Camara is the Summer 2020 Australia and Asia Pacific Affairs Intern for the Office of Global Perspectives and International Initiatives. She is a Junior at the University of Central Florida pursuing a Bachelor’s degree in International and Global Studies with a minor in Asian Studies and certificates in Intelligence and National Security and Public and Professional Writing. Camara is a member of the International Relations Club and a Lead Rotex (Youth Volunteer Leader) in the Florida Rotary Youth Exchange Program. Her research interests include Japanese indigenous rights and policy, East Asian relations, and diplomacy. Upon graduation, she plans on pursuing graduate studies in International Relations with a focus on East Asian Studies. A student of Japanese and Arabic, she has traveled throughout North America, the Caribbean, Europe, and to Japan.
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