5th Class, 2009-2011 Field Placement: World Food Program, Bolivia Maielle Helman’s work with the WFP focused on supporting the Bolivian Government’s National Education Strategy, within the Ministry of Education, to help formalize a national school feeding program. This entailed creating … Read more
5th Class, 2009-2011 Field Placement: Afristar Foundation, South Africa Lindsay Dozoretz was based in Johannesburg with the Afristar Foundation, an organization that addresses local food security needs through permaculture and sustainable development programs. Lindsay was specifically involved in permaculture food … Read more
5th Class, 2009-2011 Field Placement: World Food Program, Guatemala Carlos Centeno worked as an International Program Officer at WFP Guatemala where he was the co-manager of the European Union Extraordinary Program to Support Food and Nutritional Security. He managed relations … Read more
A North Carolina native, Aisha graduated from the University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill in 2010 with a degree in biology. Aisha served as the executive coordinator of the APPLES Service-Learning Program and the President of the UNC Young Democrats. She also participated in service projects concerning homelessness, American … Read more
5th Class, 2009-2011 Field Placement: Bioversity International, India. As a researcher with Bioversity International based in New Delhi, Curan focused on the facilitation of smallholder farmers’ access to seed conserved in gene banks. In collaboration with partner organizations, Curan conducted … Read more
What are Emerson Program Alumni doing now? This special “Alumni Update” includes information about current activities of Alumni from classes 1 – 7 (1994 – 2001).
5th Class, 2009-2011 Field Placement: Catholic Relief Services (CRS), Mali From CRS’ field office in Sevaré, Mali, Kerri Agee worked on nutrition, health, and hygiene programming as part of a larger CRS food security initiative. She was primarily involved in … Read more
CHC partnered with Innovation Network to conduct this evaluation, which focuses on Emerson Hunger Fellows Classes 10 through 15. CHC’s Bill Emerson National Hunger Fellows Program celebrated its fifteenth anniversary in 2009. The Emerson Program has survived the tests of time, evolving into a unique, highly-regarded, and sought-after … Read more