Daja E. Henry is a bilingual journalist based in Memphis, Tennessee. She is originally from New Orleans, Louisiana. Daja holds degrees in journalism from Howard University and Arizona State University. Her work has taken her throughout the U.S., Europe and Latin America. She currently works as a Frances Ellen Watkins Harper editorial fellow at The 19th, where she covers the intersection of gender, politics and policy. In her free time, she enjoys researching her family history, traveling and curating her Boosktagram account, @bookinonabudget.