Stephanie Hanson is director of policy and outreach at One Acre Fund, an agriculture organization based in Kenya.
From 2006 to 2009, she covered economic and political development in Africa and Latin America for CFR.org, the website of the Council on Foreign Relations. She has written on combating piracy off the coast of Somalia, China's role in Africa, and Mexico's drug war.
In 2008, she won a News and Documentary Emmy for Crisis Guide: Darfur, an interactive media guide that explores the history and context of the crisis in the Darfur region of Sudan. Her work has been published in the Los Angeles Times, Bookforum, San Francisco Chronicle, Newsday, and on the websites of the New York Times, Newsweek, and the Washington Post.