Emma Williamson

Emma was raised in Kansas City, Missouri. before relocating to Oklahoma City to attend Southern Nazarene University, where she developed her passion for economic justice, specifically as it pertains to rural and isolated food inequity. During her time in Oklahoma, Emma served as the Community Initiatives Coordinator at the Regional … Read more

Sean Walsh

Originally from Boston, Massachusetts, Sean is a trained chef and lover of food. He graduated from the Culinary Institute of America and studied nutrition and anthropology at the University of Massachusetts Amherst. Sean spent his early career working in the kitchens of New York City where he was able to … Read more

Heather Street

Heather Street graduated from the University of Georgia with degrees in cellular biology and women’s studies. During her time at UGA, Heather cultivated her passion for social justice by organizing around maternal and child health with the grassroots global health organization Partners in Health Engage. She discovered the urgency of … Read more

Megan Smith

Megan graduated from Davidson College with a degree in political science. While at Davidson, she developed a deep interest in exploring comparative politics, economics, and histories that define urban and rural food landscapes. Her research includes looking at Brazil’s Agri-food industry, urban food insecurity in South Africa’s Cape flats, and … Read more

Anne Marie Noll

Anne Marie Noll is originally from the Hill Country outside of San Antonio, Texas, and studied cross-cultural studies history, peace studies, and Spanish with a minor in Latin American studies at Whitworth University in Spokane, Washington. During her time at Whitworth, she helped lead Kipos, an environmental and food justice … Read more

Riley Link

Born and raised in New Jersey, Riley Link graduated from Rutgers University – New Brunswick with a major in public health and minors in economics and Spanish. Riley’s interest in food justice grew through an internship with WhyHunger, continued through research with MCFOODS, and culminated with a 3,500-mile cross country … Read more

Margaux Johnson-Green

Originally from Laurel, Maryland where she now resides, Margaux was raised in Stockbridge, Georgia where she was first exposed to issues surrounding food insecurity. From there, Margaux attended the University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill, where she majored in health policy and management and minored in social and economic … Read more

Emily Hwang

Emily Hwang graduated from the University of Pittsburgh, earning a degree in anthropology with a concentration in Latin American studies. During her undergraduate career, Emily developed a passion for food justice through her involvement in local gardens and community food access development projects. Spirited by understanding food systems and anti-poverty … Read more

Sofia Hinojosa

Born and raised in El Paso, Texas, Sofia Hinojosa graduated with honors in public health and a certificate in Community-Based Research from American University. As a border-city resident, Sofia has a passion for increasing healthcare accessibility for immigrant communities, addressing health disparities, and building healthy communities. While volunteering for MEANS … Read more

Sebastian Hickey

Originally from San Diego, California, Sebastian graduated from Stanford University with a degree in public policy. His passion for social justice has led him to examine policy issues through the lens of equity. He has developed an equitable transportation policy recommendation for a Sacramento government agency and analyzed the distributional … Read more

Chloe Green

Chloe graduated from the University of Wisconsin-Madison with degrees in dietetics and community & environmental sociology. During her time as a Badger, Chloe received a Wisconsin Idea Fellowship to study accessibility at farmers markets for underserved communities across the state. She was funded to continue her research through a pilot … Read more

Cassandra Granville

Cassandra graduated with distinction from the University of Michigan with a degree in community and global public health. During her time at the University of Michigan, she gained public health research experience supporting the work of agencies local to Southeast Michigan and national health systems such as Kaiser Permanente. Her … Read more