Katie Waeldner

Duke University | Cultural Anthropology

Internship Placement: NCBA CLUSA Katie helped the resilience team document key project accomplishments and joined the advocacy and communications team to advocate cooperative priorities.

Jacquelyn Sullivan

Guilford College | Political Science

Internship Placement: National Farm to School Network Jacquelyn supported the launch of a campaign for a federal local food purchasing initiative and supported NFSN’s advocacy efforts.

Chido Shamuyarira

Cottey College | International Business & International Relations

Internship Placement: Congressional Hunger Center Chido worked with the Mickey Leland International Hunger Fellowship program team by supporting the daily function of the program, analyzing program surveys and participant feedback, and developing a comprehensive program calendar.

Gabriella Parker

University of Tennessee | Political Science & Africana Studies

Internship Placement: Oxfam America Gabriella supported research related to Oxfam’s agriculture and food security policy and worked with the government affairs team to represent key priorities for the food systems team.

Madeline McGarry

Iowa State University | Agricultural Communications & International Agriculture

Internship Placement: World Food Program USA Madeline supported the public policy team’s communication projects focused on U.S. government food security programs.

Kendyl Lewis

Georgia College & State University | Psychology & Economics

Internship Placement: Bread for the World Kendyl worked with the government relations and organizing departments to mobilize Bread’s grassroots network on their annual campaign priorities, including Bread’s global nutrition campaign.

Alicia Lee

University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill | Public Policy

Internship Placement: Congressional Hunger Center Alicia supported the development team by researching grant opportunities, developing relationships with new donors, and supporting the Hunger Center’s Hunger Leadership Awards.

Sam Kim

Davidson College | Political Science & Philosophy

Internship Placement: Alliance to End Hunger Sam supported the youth advocacy initiative which provides education and tools to allow youth to go deeper than service and engage in advocacy against hunger.

Josie Johnson

Texas Christian University | Nutrition

Internship Placement: Food Recovery Network Josie developed a student advocacy guide to help fight student food insecurity.

Maria Garcia

University of North Carolina at Charlotte | French, German, & International Studies

Internship Placement: International Food Policy Research Institute Maria supported the media team as they produced and disseminated materials that communicated research on critical development issues.

Hui Ling Chen

Northwestern University | Economics & Psychology

Internship Placement: Congressional Hunger Center Hui Ling worked with the Bill Emerson National Hunger Fellowship Program Team by supporting the daily function of the program, building out an online learning platform, and researching new partners.

Kristina Benjamin

University of Dayton | Human Rights Studies

Internship Placement: Food Research & Action Center Kristina supported the legislative team’s work on Child Nutrition Reauthorization and created a plan for how national anti-hunger advocates can meaningfully incorporate advocates with lived experience into their work.