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Zero Hunger Internship

Gasana Elyvine

3rd Class, 2020

Gasana Elyvine was born and raised in Rwanda. She is junior at Michigan State University majoring in Nutritional Sciences with a minor in women and gender Studies. She is currently working on a project of exploring how interbirth interval is associated with macronutrient content in the breast milk of Kenyan women. This study will add on to existing literature on breastfeeding and nutrition which could potentially reduce malnutrition in children. She is passionate about being a voice for the vulnerable population, whose lives are being affected by poverty, hunger and other social injustices. She is also interested in women empowerment and global health. This summer, she hopes to increase her collaboration, advocacy and policy-making skills so that when she returns to her home country, she will be able to implement long-lasting policies to fight hunger by working alongside the community.

Internship Placement: CARE