Valerie Bonk is a reporter for Montgomery County Television and a graduate student in the Georgetown University journalism program. She’s also a dance teacher, choreographer and a proud dorky former homeschooler. She’s a foodie at heart and always enjoys a trek to the numerous food trucks roaming the streets of DC. Follow her on Twitter @ValerieBonk.
Ben Kamisar is a contributing blogger at Education Week and a graduate student at Georgetown University. When he isn’t mourning another last-second Northwestern Wildcat football defeat, you can find him trying to find the best cheap meal in the city, food truck or otherwise. Catch him on Twitter at @bkamisar.
Natalia Salazar is a Colombian graduate student in the Georgetown University journalism program. She holds a BA and MSc in economics from the Universidad de los Andes (Colombia). Natalia Salazar is an associate researcher at Fedesarrollo, an economics think tank based in Bogotá-Colombia. Previously, she worked at the Ministry of Finance of Colombia. She has several publications in academic American and Colombian journals.