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Saturday, June 16, will mark a life-changing day for the 2018–19 class of Emerging Leaders in the Land O’Lakes Global Food Challenge program. At that time, the 10-member group of college sophomores will travel to Lilongwe, Malawi, for the first leg of its 10-day trip to Africa. The group will travel to South Africa for the second half of the trip.
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Katie Enzenauer knew in high school that she wanted to see the world and help people in developing countries overcome challenges such as food insecurity. “When the Global Food Challenge program came along,” she recalls, “I remember thinking it was a perfect fit.”

Alexander Fried

The George Washington University
Alexander, from Scranton, Pennsylvania, is studying international affairs and economics. He is fascinated by the use of policy to incentivize agricultural actors to be more sustainable. This interest in sustainability led him to research, form and present his own policy on municipal composting systems to his state senator and state representative in high school. He also has worked in the U.S. House of Representatives helping staff analyze policy. Alexander is mentored by Lisa Benton-Short in the Department of Geography.