Shannon Patty

7th Class, 2013-2015 Policy Placement: FEWS NET, Washington, DC Shannon continued her field research by developing an analysis approach for humanitarian assistance within the Integrated Phase Classification (IPC) framework in preparation for a global FEWS NET training session. The initial … Read more

Quinn Bernier

6th Class, 2011-2013 Field Placement: World Agroforestry Institute, Kisumu, Kenya Quinn Bernier worked with the World Agroforesty Center (ICRAF) at field sites in Western Kenya on the Climate Change, Agriculture and Food Security (CCAFS) research program. He provided research support … Read more

Heifer International

Heifer works to end hunger and poverty in partnership with the communities they serve. Their programs support entrepreneurs around the … Read more

Alisha Myers

1st Class, 2001-2003 Field Placement: Catholic Relief Services, Nairobi, Kenya Alisha Myers worked with the new Sudan Strategic Program Plan to develop educational materials related to food security strategies. She traveled to Southern Sudan to evaluate local farming systems management … Read more

Melody Mc Neil

1st Class, 2001-2003 Field Placement: International Service for Acquisition of Agri-Biotech Applications, Nairobi, Kenya Melody Mc Neil promoted sustainable agriculture programs in Kenya and Uganda by researching the benefits and barriers to biotechnology for smallholder farmers in Sub-Saharan Africa. Policy … Read more

Carmen Jaquez

4th Class, 2007-2009 Field Placement: Land O’Lakes International, Nairobi, Kenya Placed with Land O’Lakes, Carmen Jaquez conducted assessments of activities taking place within pastoralist regions of Africa. This ultimately expanded to incorporate livestock-based interventions (including cattle, goat, sheep, poultry) in dryland … Read more