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If I’m honest, the bustling metropolis of Washington D.C. is not a place I once equated with effectively telling the story of sustainable agriculture. When I left the crowded airport to ride a crowded metro to find our hotel on a crowded city street, I thought to myself, “What does this have to do with agriculture?” No farms. No dirt. Definitely no cows.
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Think back to your grade school days: when someone asked you what you wanted to be when you grew up, was it easy to reply with an answer? Maybe you were considering a career as a firefighter, doctor, nurse, teacher or an astronaut. As you grew up, did those dreams change?

Erica Timmons

Purdue University
Erica, from Lebanon, Indiana, is studying Spanish, agribusiness management and international studies in agriculture. Through humanitarian volunteering in developing countries, she grew a passion and desire to seek a career focused on market-based solutions to agricultural problems that continue to undermine global food security. She hopes to utilize her education and unique experiences to create real change in the agriculture industry. Erica is mentored by Chad Laux in the department of Technology, Leadership and Innovation.