Blog Update
 collaboration
When the Land O’Lakes Global Food Challenge Emerging Leaders and their university mentors arrive in Arusha, Tanzania–the first leg on a 10-day visit to Africa–they’ll meet Malcolm Hatley. Malcolm is the director of Operations for the Public-Private Partnership for Artificial Insemination Delivery (PAID) program, funded by the Bill & Melinda Gates Foundation and implemented by Land O’Lakes International Development.
Blog Update
 collaboration
On my first Monday morning commute, I experienced an odd mix of emotions when the Land O’Lakes, Inc. headquarters office came into view. My feet were restless as the ability to create change grew more palpable, stimulating excitement painted my smile wide and, although partially due to the promise of a free breakfast, unrelenting nerves made my stomach churn. The first day of an incredibly unique internship experience was finally here.

Peyton Russell

Iowa State University
Peyton, from Long Grove, Illinois, is studying biological systems engineering with a focus in food engineering and food science. His passion for food motivates him to make a global impact in the fight against food insecurity. Although the global food challenge is immense, Peyton believes that with strong teamwork, dedication and confidence, we can ensure the well-being of all. Peyton is mentored by Kurt Rosentrater in the department of Agriculture and Biosystems Engineering.