Nisha Swinton is the Senior Organizer for Food & Water Watch, covering the New England states. She is responsible for working on the organization’s New England campaigns to ban fracking, and also worked to pass the nation’s first genetically engineered labeling bills in Connecticut and Maine. Before joining Food and Water Watch, Nisha worked on environmental justice campaigns in the United States and West Africa. She also produced radio shows discussing critical social justice issues for a community run, non-commercial station in New York City. Nisha holds a master’s degree in environmental law and policy from Vermont Law School and a bachelor’s in international policy with an emphasis in environmental studies and economics from the University of Iowa. She can be reached at nswinton(at)fwwatch.org.