The World Food Prize Foundation

World Food Prize Foundation Announces New Program Coordinator, Communications

02/04/2022

The World Food Prize Foundation announced today that Jackie Negro has joined the Foundation as the new Program Coordinator, Communications. 

“I am thrilled to have Jackie join our team, with her impressive past college experience in international relations and work with the Center for Strategic and International Studies," said Barbara Stinson, President, World Food Prize Foundation. "I believe she will be an exceptional addition to our communications team. She will bring a dynamic outlook and voice to our global, national and local audiences, making her another excellent asset for the World Food Prize Foundation.”

In this position, Ms. Negro will be responsible for assisting the facilitation of the World Food Prize Foundation’s social media channels, press releases, newsletters and many other communications projects. She will directly respond to public inquiries, monitor social media and website analytics and help develop plans for targeted engagement.

I look forward to working with the communications team to build on their good work and further develop the Foundation's messaging and digital presence. I have a deep interest in food insecurity and sustainability, so it's an honor to work for an organization dedicated to eliminating hunger and addressing issues in our food system,” said Ms. Negro.   

Prior to joining the World Food Prize Foundation, Jackie worked for the Center for Strategic and International Studies (CSIS) as the Global Food Security Communications and Social Media Intern. In this position, she managed the program’s Twitter presence, aligned digital outreach, drafted monthly newsletters and created promotional content regarding global food and nutrition topics. Additionally, Jackie served as the Social Marketing Manager for ULTA Research Services based in Chicago, Illinois.

During her undergraduate education, she interned for numerous organizations in Washington, D.C., including FRESHFARM, Community Foodworks and the German Marshall Fund of the United States. In these roles, she developed her skills in social media management, content creation, research and education.

Jackie graduated in 2020 from George Washington University with her Bachelor of Arts in International Affairs with a concentration in International Development and minors in Sustainability and Spanish. In 2019, Jackie studied abroad in Argentina as a member of the Transnationalism and Comparative Development in South America Program. 

Ms. Negro may be contacted by email at jnegro@worldfoodprize.org.

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