Salena Tramel is the Interim Solidarity Program Officer for West Africa, and also supports program work in Latin America. She previously served as the Program Coordinator for the Middle East and Haiti at Grassroots International. Salena has accompanied transnational food sovereignty and climate justice movements in a variety of roles. Most recently, she led a research process for the feminist consortium Count Me In that tracked the role of investors behind the scenes of extractive industry in Indonesia, Zimbabwe, and Honduras. Salena is a PhD candidate in the Political Ecology research group of the International Institute of Social Studies in The Hague.