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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.
Blog Update
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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.

Izaiah Bokunewicz

Penn State
Izaiah, from Norristown, Pennsylvania, is studying plant sciences in the College of Agricultural Sciences. Growing up in suburban Philadelphia, he developed an interest in how we feed our cities and educate people about food production. Izaiah is co-director of Penn State’s Student Farm Club and has completed undergraduate research involving indoor hydroponic systems. He is very optimistic about the future of agriculture, thanks to innovative and sustainable efforts taking place on a global level.