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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?

Katie Atkins

University of Minnesota
Katie, from Inver Grove Heights, Minnesota, is studying management information systems and finance at the Carlson School of Management. She volunteers at the University of Minnesota Masonic Children’s Hospital and twice chaired her hometown’s largest annual single-day food drive. Katie hopes her work participation in the Global Food Challenge fellowship will craft practical solutions to food insecurity here and around the world. Katie is mentored by Morgan Kinross-Wright in the Carlson School of Management.