Based in Haiti, Allyn Gaestel is a contributor to The Next American City. She also works as a freelance journalist. She covers human rights, politics, public health, women’s issues and development in Haiti, South Asia and West Africa. In the past, she worked as a correspondent for MediaGlobal, a staff writer for Paradigm Shift and an editor for the Center for Peace and Global Citizenship.
Gaestel received bachelor’s degrees in political science and French from Haverford College.
Allyn Gaestel, contributor
The Next American City