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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.”

Peri Warren

University of Minnesota
Peri, from Minneapolis, Minnesota, is studying urban and environmental policy. In 2015, Peri's passion for nutrition and social justice inspired her to establish Busy Bee Foods, a youth-led initiative dedicated to dissolving food deserts in North Minneapolis. Chosen as a University of Minnesota student, Peri is mentored by Mohamed Yakub in the College of Food, Agricultural and Natural Resource Sciences. After college, Peri plans to attend law school to study environmental law as she continues to advocate for environmental justice among marginalized communities.