Eilish Zembilci is the program manager for the CSIS Global Food Security Program, where she facilitates event planning and outreach efforts while also supporting the program's research agenda. Prior to working with the Global Food Security Program, she was a full-time research intern with the U.S. Senate Committee on Agriculture, Nutrition, and Forestry during the 2016 transition and provided research and event support during the nomination processes. She has research experience in U.S. food systems policy, heritage agriculture systems, biodiversity for food and agriculture, and global nutrition. Ms. Zembilci holds a bachelor’s degree in international affairs with a concentration in global public health and a minor in sustainability from the George Washington University. She hails from Menomonee Falls, Wisconsin, and speaks Spanish.