Natalie Jesionka

Natalie Jesionka

Title: Contributing Writer

Location: Middlesex, New Jersey

Education: M.S. in Global Affairs, Rutgers University
- B.A. in Journalism, Rutgers University
- Ph.D. in Sociology, The New School

Expertise: Food traditions, diaspora food, first-generation recipes
- Executive director at the PRIZM Project
- Served as a Fulbright Scholar in Thailand


Natalie Jesionka writes about food and community. Her work has been featured in the Toronto Star and National Post. She founded the PRIZM Project, a global human rights education organization for young women, as an undergraduate at Rutgers University. She's traveled around the world to research and report on human rights issues.

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