Eleanor Jones earned a global studies degree from Saint Mary’s College with concentrations in international development and gender and women’s studies. After graduating she moved to South Africa, where she developed after-school educational programs and provided services for youth living at Open Arms Home for Children. She later received a Fulbright grant to teach English in Ulaanbaatar, Mongolia. Eleanor also has worked as a language editor for the Journal of Southeast Asian Human Rights at the Centre for Human Rights, Multiculturalism, and Migration in Indonesia, a position she held as a volunteer with VIA, an organization that fosters understanding between the United States and Asia. As a student, Eleanor was the recipient of a Don & Marilyn Keough Fellowship.