Carmen Molina Acosta, was ICIJ’s editorial intern in summer, 2020.

An Emma Bowen Foundation Fellow, Carmen is a rising junior at the University of Maryland pursuing a degree in journalism and a minor in international development and conflict management. This summer, she’s also working with the National Association of Hispanic Journalists’ on their annual student project and mentorship program.

Studying on a full Banneker-Key scholarship, Carmen is active on her campus newspaper, The Diamondback, where she spearheads investigative and long-term pieces as the paper’s special projects editor.