Change Companion / USA

Summer Walker is a freelance researcher and writer living in Brooklyn, NY. As a freelance writer, Summer has found herself writing policy briefs for the West Africa Commission on Drugs, writing travel blogs for a travel site for Burma, and providing background research and sketches for the infographics site Visually.

Summer learned the principles of marketing while working as a Communications Associate at the Nonprofit Finance Fund in New York. While New York is her home, Summer spent much of her 20s living around the world, from Europe to the Middle East to Southeast Asia. She holds a Masters degree from the London School of Economics and a BA in Peace and Conflict Studies from Colgate University.

In her spare time, Summer is keeping up with local culture, music and trends.


  • Freelance writer and researcher. Berlin, Germany
  • Research Associate, Center on International Cooperation. New York, USA
  • Journalist, Phnom Penh Post. Phnom Penh, Cambodia
  • Communications Associate, Nonprofit Finance Fund. New York, USA
  • Research Assistant, Humanitarian Policy and Conflict Research International. New York, USA