Darcey Rakestraw is communications director at Food & Water Watch. She has over 15 years of experience in media relations and communications, working on a variety of global issues in non-profit, for-profit, and governmental organizations. Previously she was Communications Director at Worldwatch Institute, and has also worked at the Ethiopian embassy as press officer and in an investment bank and a PR firm. Darcey is a graduate of the Institute for Integrative Nutrition, and holds a B.A. in political science from Vassar College. She can be reached at drakestraw(at)fwwatch.org.