Eliza Barclay is a freelance writer, photographer and multimedia journalist based in Washington, DC specializing in public health and environmental issues in Latin America and Africa. She has contributed to a variety of publications including The New York Times, Slate, Business Week, National Geographic News and The Lancet. In 2007, she was awarded a fellowship from the International Reporting Project at Johns Hopkins School of Advanced International Studies with which she traveled to Tanzania and Kenya to report on malaria, climate change and illegal logging. She graduated with a B.S. in Conservation and Resource Studies from the University of California at Berkeley.