Communications

Mary Ellen Shoup
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Mary Ellen Shoup

Mary Ellen supports the development and growth of GFI’s online audience and optimizes content for maximum impact and engagement. Areas of expertise: content creation and strategy, social media management, newsletter content, copywriting and editing, stakeholder outreach

Liz Fathman
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Liz Fathman

Liz leads the editorial and engagement team within Comms to steward and strengthen GFI’s owned and social channels, earned media work, and events and community engagement. Areas of expertise: strategic communications, content creation and storytelling, publishing, ethnography, small-scale agriculture, regional food production

Dominic Scicchitano
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Dominic Scicchitano

Dominic provides administrative and project management support for the Communications team’s thought leadership, messaging, and multi-sector engagement efforts. Areas of expertise: writing and editing, project management, community-based and participatory research, communications and engagement rooted in diversity, equity, inclusion, and justice

Emily Giroux
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Emily Giroux

Emily Giroux supports print and digital asset production for GFI’s communications team. Areas of expertise: project management, process development, asset organization, quality control, communications, writing

Chelsea Montes de Oca
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Chelsea Montes de Oca

Chelsea Montes de Oca coordinates GFI’s messaging and global publishing activities, providing editorial review and cohesion to our blogs, reports, and other key resources. Areas of expertise: ethical storytelling, strategic messaging, writing, and intercultural communication

Kelli Cromsigt
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Kelli Cromsigt

Kelli Cromsigt leads the development of GFI’s evolving brand and web presence, campaign design, and visual storytelling. Areas of expertise: brand development, digital design, illustration, and communications design

Carolyn Englar
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Carolyn Englar

Carolyn Englar crafts compelling stories to advance alternative proteins and transform the global food system. Areas of expertise: global communications, media strategy, public relations, relationship management

Ingrid Eck
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Ingrid Eck

Ingrid Eck develops strategies to strengthen the organization’s events and community-building function. Areas of expertise: event design and management, stakeholder engagement, coalition building

GFI Creative Coordinator Ann Ittoop
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Ann Ittoop

Ann Ittoop supports the creation, optimization, and implementation of GFI’s website content strategy. Areas of expertise: content development, digital marketing, social media

Heather Mount
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Heather Mount

Heather Mount oversees GFI's global brand system and creative production, including graphic design and web publishing. Areas of expertise: Project, process, and resource management, brand development, graphic design, and photography.