Alexis Barnes is a multimedia freelance journalist currently working in development in Port-au-Prince, Haiti. She holds journalism degrees from Howard University and the City of New York Graduate School of Journalism (CUNY). Her work reveals her passion for sustainability and technology in developing nations, social justice, women and gender issues. A Lorenzo Natali European Commission Media Prize nominee for her feature on composting toilets and sustainable sanitation solutions in Haiti, Alexis has also reported from Zambia, Belgium, Kenya, South Korea and Tanzania. She has worked with Vice, Al Jazeera English in the United Nations bureau, Africa Times and Norwegian publication, Bistandsaktuelt. You can find her work on www.alexiskbarnes.com or blogging at kurlsandkimchi.com.