Grace Akese

Grace Akese

PhD candidate at Memorial University
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Grace Akese is a Ph.D. candidate in the Department of Geography at Memorial University. Her research interest sits at the intersection of discard studies and the geographies of electronic waste. She currently researches e-waste science and advocacy and the effects they have for specific places and people, specifically Agbogbloshie a site in Accra, Ghana that is ostensibly “world’s largest e-waste dump” and a key site for global e-waste science and advocacy.  Her research has a strong commitment to opening spaces where e-waste science and advocacy can be more carefully thought through and done differently. 

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