Allyn Rosenberger

Research and Communications Intern

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Allyn is a Research and Communications Intern with Food Tank. A senior at Georgetown University in Washington, D.C., Allyn is majoring in Health Policy with a concentration on food and nutrition policy. She has a passion for food systems reform and believes in the integral role of policy in achieving such reform. She is particularly interested in childhood obesity prevention and the alleviation of childhood hunger.  Next fall, she will be pursuing a JD/MPH.

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