Asile Patin

Asile Patin is a community advocate, facilitator, and Black studies scholar from Atlanta, Georgia. Her work centers Black liberation, healing justice, and building today’s Black liberation movements across the Diaspora. She has researched the intersections between Black business movements, social mobility, and colorblind systems while studying in Paris, France through Syracuse University’s Paris Noir program. Asile was a 2020 Georgia Women’s Policy Institute Fellow, advocating for gender pay equity legislation.  She was also an inaugural Highlander Center ‘Seeds of Fire’ grant recipient, designing and facilitating a series of intimate focus groups within Black communities to discuss the political landscape in Georgia. Asile is a graduate of Phillips Exeter Academy and holds a dual Bachelor of Arts Degree in African American Studies and Civic Engagement from Syracuse University.