“Farm to Food Pantry: New Emergency Food Models”

Trish Abalo of the 26th Class of Emerson National Hunger Fellows presents “Farm to Food Pantry: New Emergency Food Models” at the Rayburn House Office Building on Friday, 2/28/2020. Trish completed her field work with Hunger Free Colorado in Denver, … Read more

Erin Warren

Erin Warren is a native of Wilmington, Delaware and attends Villanova University where she is majoring in Global Interdisciplinary Studies with a concentration in Global Health. At Villanova, Erin serves as the promotion & awareness chair for the Hunger and Homelessness Awareness Week Committee—organizing anti-hunger and homelessness initiatives throughout campus … Read more

Internship Placement: International Food Policy Research Institute

Paige Swanson

Paige Swanson is a native of Pawleys Island, S.C., and attends North Carolina State University in Raleigh, N.C. She is majoring in Science, Technology, and Society and Applied Nutrition with a minor in Nonprofit Studies. At NC State, Paige serves as the Food Donation Coordinator for the campus food pantry, … Read more

Internship Placement: Food Recovery Network

Jessi Russell

Jessi Russell is a recent graduate of Wesleyan University in Middletown, Connecticut where they studied English and Political Science. They were raised by their grandmother in East Tennessee. As a person who grew up in severe poverty, Jessi values the expertise and leadership of people who have faced hunger and … Read more

Internship Placement: RESULTS

Ivan Ruiz-Hernandez

Ivan Ruiz-Hernandez is from Atlanta, Georgia, and currently attends the University of Georgia in Athens, studying International Affairs and Horticulture. At UGA, Ivan is a Richard B. Russell Security Leadership Fellow, is involved in the Latin American Sustainable Agriculture Initiative, and is an Honors Policy Scholar who has written a … Read more

Internship Placement: ACDI/VOCA

Aedan Raleigh

Aedan Raleigh, from Warwick, New York, is a recent graduate of Siena College where she studied economics and community development. In her work as a Bonner Service Leader, she collaborated with organizations including, the Boys and Girls Club of Albany, Habitat for Humanity of the Capital District, and the Hunger … Read more

Internship Placement: Congressional Hunger Center

Britney Powell

Britney Powell is a native of Norman, Oklahoma, and attends the University of Oklahoma in Norman, Oklahoma, studying accounting, finance, and criminal justice. At OU, Britney serves as the treasurer for the Food Recovery Network and is working to bring recovered food to title ix elementary schools. Britney is interested … Read more

Internship Placement: Food Research & Action Center

Emma Peterson

Emma Peterson grew up in Columbia, Kentucky, and is currently working towards getting her Bachelor’s Degrees in Sustainability and Environmental Studies and Political Science with a minor in Spanish at Lindsey Wilson College. She is a proud Bonner Scholar and has participated in various volunteer opportunities through JOY Ministries to … Read more

Internship Placement: Congressional Hunger Center

Hinal Patel

Hinal Patel is a native of Macon, Georgia, and recently graduated from Mercer University with a BA in International Relations and Global Development and a minor in Political Science. At Mercer, she was an orientation leader, an international student mentor, served on the executive board of GirlUp, and participated in … Read more

Internship Placement: InterAction

Jacob Ivey

Jacob Ivey is originally from Cleveland, Georgia, and is currently a Senior at Berry College in Rome, Georgia. He is majoring in History and minoring in Business Administration and Art. At Berry, Jacob is a participant in the Bonner Service Scholarship and serves at South Rome Redevelopment, working in economic … Read more

Internship Placement: National League of Cities

Alyssa Fortner

Alyssa Fortner is a native of Chickamauga, Georgia. As a recent graduate of Mercer University in Macon, Georgia, she pursued double majors in International Affairs and Global Development with a minor in Anthropology. At Mercer, she was a member of Pi Sigma Alpha and GirlUp and worked as both a … Read more

Internship Placement: Oxfam America

Gasana Elyvine

Gasana Elyvine was born and raised in Rwanda. She is junior at Michigan State University majoring in Nutritional Sciences with a minor in women and gender Studies. She is currently working on a project of exploring how interbirth interval is associated with macronutrient content in the breast milk of Kenyan … Read more

Internship Placement: CARE