Kelly Merchán is a communications specialist in the Department of Global Development at Cornell University, as well as the Feed the Future Innovation Lab for Crop Improvement. Her work focuses on storytelling, web copy, social media and internal communications. She writes to inspire and inform across multiple platforms, capturing audiences to learn something they never knew before. Merchán holds a M.A. in International Peace and Conflict Resolution from American University and a B.A. in International Studies and Anthropology from Towson University.