Julett Pineda is a Caracas-based reporter for Efecto Cocuyo, an independent online news outlet. She has covered elections, human rights violations and Venezuela's 2017 political unrest. In 2018, she won second place in the National Investigative Journalism Contest of the Instituto Prensa y Sociedad de Venezuela for a joint investigation into corruption at the Orinoco Mining Arc. She currently focuses on issues related to health access, malnutrition and public health policy. During the fellowship, Ms. Pineda hopes to deepen her understanding of the Organization's mechanisms for responding to humanitarian crises such as those in Venezuela.

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