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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?

Margaret Hegwood

Purdue University
Margaret Hegwood, from South Windsor, Connecticut, is studying biological engineering and biotechnology. Her love for engineering is fostered by her work with Purdue’s Global Engineering Programs and is joined by a strong passion for international development and cross-cultural understanding. She has experience working with the Mandela Washington Fellowship and researching with a Purdue Global Design Team. Both have inspired her commitment to help provide people around the world with more than just access to enough food, but to the proper nutrition needed to live a healthy life. Margaret is mentored by John Lumkes in the College of Engineering.