Prior to joining GFI, Niki spent over 10 years working in the nonprofit/NGO sector in both the United States and India. She brings a global perspective to her work after living abroad for over 6 years and having a history of volunteer work in India, South Africa, Guatemala, and Mexico. Niki earned a B.S. in Education and Social Policy from Northwestern University and completed Master’s level coursework in Social Work at the University of Southern California. A lover of all living things, she is motivated to support GFI’s international work and global teams to build a more sustainable and just food system for people, animals, and the planet.