Eilish Zembilci

Program Manager, Global Food Security Program

Eilish Zembilci is the program manager for the CSIS Global Food Security Program, where she facilitates event planning, strategic planning, and program publications. She also contributes to the program’s research agenda, focusing primarily on equity in U.S. food systems, climate change, and the relationship between food systems and national security. Prior to working with the Global Food Security Program, Ms. Zembilci was with the U.S. Senate Committee on Agriculture, Nutrition, and Forestry during the 2016 transition. She has research experience in global and domestic food system policy, national security, 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 and Turkish.



Contact Information
Email: ezembilci [at] csis.org
Tel: 202-775-3235