Jenna Mulhall-Brereton is a writer, photographer, language teacher and avid traveler. She earned her BA in French and Spanish from Bryn Mawr College and her MA in International Peace and Conflict Resolution from Arcadia University. Throughout her Masters program, Jenna focused on international development and empowerment issues, writing her thesis on the ways in which microfinance institutions can most effectively engender empowerment for their female clients.
When traveling, particularly in developing countries, Jenna seeks out organizations working to better their communities. In 2008 she spent two months in Puno, Peru, interning in the offices of Pro Mujer, conducting field research with clients for her thesis. She continues to intern with Pro Mujer in New York City and lives in Philadelphia.