Lynne Walker

Lynne Walker is President and Executive Director of the journalism nonprofit InquireFirst and co-founder of Historias Sin Fronteras, which was established during the World Conference of Science Journalists in 2019 to provide grants for cross-border projects on science, health and the environment in Latin America. Lynne is a Pulitzer Prize finalist and spent much of her career reporting from Mexico, where she served as Mexico City Bureau Chief from 1992 to 2008 for San Diego, California-based Copley News Service. She received the Maria Moors Cabot Award from Columbia University's Graduate School of Journalism (New York) in 2005 for her outstanding coverage of Latin America. As Executive Director of InquireFirst, which she founded in 2016 in San Diego, California, Lynne continues to travel to Latin America to work with colleagues on new ways to report on science, health and the environment. She has taught journalism workshops in Spanish in Mexico, Guatemala, Honduras, Nicaragua, Costa Rica, Colombia, Paraguay, Bolivia, Argentina and Ecuador.