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In February, we launched the Cultivate Community competition. Open to all college students in the United States, it tasked students and student groups with submitting an idea that and helps feed the surrounding community, no matter how big or small.
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Wheels up for Africa! The 2019 class of students chosen to participate in the Land O’Lakes Global Food Challenge Emerging Leaders for Food Security™ Program depart Friday, June 14, to learn more about agricultural practices in Tanzania and South Africa. The prime focus of the trip is to learn more about the challenge of global hunger and to share the program’s mission of ending food insecurity.
Meet The Emerging Leaders

Students 2018-2019

They come from America’s heartland and from cities coast to coast.
They study agronomy, food science and mechanical engineering.
They volunteer at food shelves and advocate for agriculture.

They are our inspired and talented Emerging Leaders for Food Security, 2018 – 2019.

 

Meet the college students who are out to change the world for the better.

I’ve always had a passion for learning and problem solving. This is where my interest in the Global Food Challenge comes from – when I see a problem, I want to find a solution.

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Anna Jaspers

Iowa State University

As an Emerging Leader, the opportunities are endless: the opportunity to learn and understand world hunger, to grow professionally and to lead on my campus.

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Logan Glassburn

Purdue University

I am excited to be working with a cross-functional team composed of unique individuals with a common goal: finding solutions to feed the world through the Global Food Challenge.

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A'ysha Callahan

Alabama A&M University

I aspire to contribute to a dedicated team working together to find innovative food solutions because saving food means saving lives.

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Claire Lentsch

University of Minnesota

I am passionate about producing food efficiently and in a way that conserves our environment for our posterity to continue.

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Erik Ohman

University of Wisconsin – Madison

I am ready to be a part of the Global Food Challenge so we can begin to search our diverse pool of agriculture to develop a more sustainable future and to feed human progress.

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Riley Sleichter

Kansas State University

Interested in applying for the Global Food Challenge fellowship program?
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