Jenny Chu was born in England and is of Chinese/Malaysian descent. She obtained her undergraduate degree in documentary photography at U.C. Berkeley and has photographed extensively in China, Africa and Latin America. In 2009, she received a master’s degree from U.C. Berkeley's Journalism School where she focused on documentary film and long form television. During that time, she produced stories about the underserved minority population in the Bay Area, California, as well as a master’s thesis project in W. Africa -- a women’s health story from Sierra Leone. She hopes to give voice to the impoverished and less fortunate people both at home and in the developing world.