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As participants in the Land O’Lakes Global Food Challenge during the 2017–18 academic year, we learned a great deal about how business can have a positive effect on advancing agriculture, helping mitigate food insecurity and turning something that seems insignificant into something transformative. Our roles as Emerging Leaders in the program changed us forever and helped us further guide our career paths to an agricultural focus.
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When she started college, Elizabeth Alonzi never imagined a career in agriculture. Now, having been a Land O’Lakes Global Food Challenge Emerging Leader and, years later, in a full-time position with WinField United, it seems as if ag has been a happy landing.
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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