Maggie Andresen is a freelance multimedia journalist based between New York and Kigali, Rwanda. Her personal work features themes of healthcare, migration, social marginalization, and conservation issues. Stateside, Maggie has reported on topics ranging from incarceration, food access, and the human impact of addiction, to transgender rights, police brutality, and urban farming. She has worked as a photojournalist in New Orleans, New York, Philadelphia, and Denver. Outside of the United States, Maggie has documented West African migrant workers suffering labor abuses in southern Italy, health issues affecting Congolese and Burundian refugees, HIV/AIDS in South Africa, early childhood education and unemployment in Palestine, and childhood malnutrition in Rwanda. She was the winner of the Thomson Reuters Foundation and Barilla Center for Food and Nutrition's 2018 Food Sustainability Media Award. Maggie is HEFAT certified through June 2023, thanks to the generosity of the 2Lives Foundation, the ACOS Alliance, and the Rory Peck Trust. Maggie hopes to continue highlighting underreported issues throughout her career.