Anita Kirschenbaum is a program coordinator for the Global Food Security Program at the Center for Strategic and International Studies. In this role she coordinates events and supports the program's research agenda. Prior to joining the Global Food Security Program in June 2022, she interned at the Wilson Center, working specifically for the Latin American Program. She has additional experience working as a research assistant, with a focus on social policy and policy framing. Ms. Kirschenbaum holds a BA in government and global studies from Colby College, and she is originally from New York City.