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Alex Liccione

Alex Liccione

Alex Liccione works in the field of higher education/civic engagement in Dubai, United Arab Emirates. She is also an active writer/advocate for women's rights with specific focuses on indigenous rights, as well as equal access to education for women and minority groups.
She has lived and worked on four continents throughout her life which has given her a global perspective that she incorporates throughout her work and everyday life.
Alex holds a master's degree in Sustainable Economic Development and Responsible Management from the United Nations Mandated University for Peace.


Today, trailing solely behind petroleum, coffee is the second most valuable traded commodity in the world... Like many other agricultural endeavors, human rights violations plague the coffee production industry...


More often than not, closing a sweatshop without providing an alternative form of income forces children to get involved in more dangerous forms of child labour such as prostitution in order to survive...