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Mone Aye

Mone Aye was born in the Mae La Refugee camp in Thailand and lived there for the first 19 years of her life. In 2008, Mone resettled in the United States, then became a United States citizen in July 2014. Mone is a co-founder and the board president of Ethnic Minority of Burma Advocacy and Resource Center (EMBARC), a grassroots, refugee-led organization that seeks to meet the unique and often neglected needs of Iowa’s growing population of refugees from Burma, and a Bilingual Community Outreach Worker in the Des Moines Public School System.

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