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Rebecca Grant

Fellows 2018
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Rebecca Grant is a freelance journalist based in Brooklyn, New York who focuses on women’s health, reproductive rights, and gender-based violence. As a freelancer, she has covered topics including protests and harassment outside of abortion clinics, access to reproductive healthcare for incarcerated women, and racial disparities in maternal mortality rates. She primarily writes long-form and investigative features and her work has appeared in Vice, The Guardian, The Atlantic, Cosmopolitan, Newsweek, Buzzfeed, Fast Company, Glamour, The Nation, The Washington Post, and others. She has been a fellow with the International Women’s Media Foundation and a grantee of The Investigative Fund. Prior to freelancing, Rebecca worked as a stringer for KQED, Northern California Public Media, writing about women’s health, and as a staff writer at VentureBeat, covering gender equality in STEM fields industry and health tech. From 2009-2011, she served as a Peace Corps volunteer in Thailand, where she worked on public health education projects. She graduated from Cornell University with a BA in English.


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