Emilene Sivagnanam
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Emilene Sivagnanam is Research and Writing Intern at Food Tank. She received her M.A. in Climate and Society from Columbia University and received her B.S. in Earth Sciences from Oregon State University.  Emilene is interested in the complex relationship between climate change, food security, and agricultural development. From her travels around the world, she became particularly interested in Southeast Asia and the impacts climate change is bringing to smallholder farmers in this region.  In addition to writing for Food Tank, Emilene is an intern for NASA DEVELOP, where she is building her geospatial analysis skills in order to technically evaluate environmental changes.