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Jamilla Ali

Jamilla Ali

Guest Writer

Jamilla Ali is a graduate of St. Francis College in Brooklyn, NY where she earned her B.A degree in Communication’s. As an avid traveler and lover of all things cultural, Jamilla previously worked as a Business Development Associate in Dubai, UAE. Prior to her experience in Dubai, Jamilla was a freelance writer who mainly covered events and launches for up and coming hip- hop artists in the New York City area.  Jamilla continues to pursue multiple disciplines in New York, and hopes to write a book surrounding her life changing experience both personally and professionally.   

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