Noal is a Master of Arts student at the Institute for Gender, Race, Sexuality and Social Justice, working with Dr. Leila Harris. In 2013 she graduated from the University of Colorado at Boulder with a bachelor’s degree in Environmental Studies. There, her work focused on social movements for food sovereignty. After graduating, Noal joined At Films as a producer. She worked on participatory filmmaking projects for gorilla conservation in Cameroon and snow leopard and mountain ungulate conservation in Kyrgyzstan and Tajikistan. She collaborated with local communities to bring their stories to life through cinema. Noal remains a producer at At Films and plans to integrate her work and research, using a political ecology approach to study the relationship between wildlife conservation and gender.
Contact: noal.amir [at] alumni [dot] ubc [dot] ca