Tracy Jarrett is a GlobalPost-Kaiser Global Health Reporting Fellow from Chicago, Illinois. Tracy recently graduated from the Columbia University Graduate School of Journalism where she was a Digital Media concentrator and president of the Columbia University Association of Black Journalists. At Columbia, Tracy began reporting and writing about women living with HIV/AIDS in New York City, when she was not covering the Brooklyn Supreme Court for The Brooklyn Ink.
In May 2011, Tracy graduated from Amherst College with BA in English. At Amherst, she served as publisher and opinion writer for The Amherst Student. It was during her time studying abroad in South Africa, at the University of Cape Town, that she became interested in reporting on international issues with a focus on Southern African countries.
Tracy has also worked as a freelance reporter for Ebony Magazine, The Chicago Tribune online, The Huffington Post, and Black America Web.