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Leland Fellow

Liz Margolis

11th Class, 2021-2023

Elizabeth is an experienced policy and data analyst in the field of food and gender, with strong communications skills and a passion for humanitarian response and social development. Her research has focused in Social Development and Protection, Food Systems, Security, Sovereignty, and Anthropologies, Sexuality and Gender, Latin America and Guatemala, and more; this includes an MA with Distinction in Social Development from the University of Sussex (Ranked #1 in the World for Development Studies) and a BA magna cum laude in Public Policy and Ethics from the Templeton Honors College at Eastern University.

As a recipient of the Mickey Leland International Hunger Fellowship ('21-'23) through the Congressional Hunger Center, she is working in humanitarian food policy and advocacy with World Vision International. She also has work experience with UN World Food Programme in cash-based transfers, communications and reporting, policy analysis, data analysis, processing, and visualization. Further, she has worked for several US-based NGOs and is fluent in French and Spanish.

Host Organization: World Vision International