Nissa Rhee

Nissa Rhee is a Chicago-based journalist whose work appears regularly in The Christian Science Monitor and Chicago magazine. Previously, she served as a foreign correspondent in South Korea and Vietnam as a Rotary Peace Fellow in Australia. She has a BA in Interdisciplinary Studies in the Humanities from the University of Chicago and an MA in International Studies from the University of Queensland (Australia). In 2017, she founded 90 Days, 90 Voices (, a storytelling project about immigration under President Trump. As a grantee, she will lead her team at 90 Days to tell the stories of undocumented immigrants and their neighbors living in Chicago’s Little Village – the “Mexico of the Midwest”—through a long-form illustrated journalism piece.