Research Summary: Infant and young child feeding practices

In collaboration with the Government of the Republic of Malawi and Emory University, Concern Worldwide evaluated infant and young child feeding practices and the feasibility, acceptability and cultural appropriateness of a practical feeding toolkit to improve complementary feeding practices in the Mchinji District. … Read more

Challenges of M&E for Capacity Building Projects

8th class Leland Fellow, Michelle DeFreese wrote this blog post profile of Dr. Flavianus Magayane’s role in evaluating iAGRI’s impact on its student participants and his thoughts on the challenges of capturing the impact of investments in human capacity. iAGRI … Read more

La Alma-Lincoln Park Community Needs Assessment

The La Alma-Lincoln Park Community Needs Assessment presents data on the current state of hunger in the downtown Denver neighborhood, as well as recommendations to improve food security. This report is designed for local hunger relief organizations and policy makers to understand … Read more

Miru Yoo

During college, Miru worked with youth from underserved communities to prepare them for the college admissions process. Afterwards, she lived in Central Asia for eight months interning at a translations agency, and volunteering at a non-profit organization focusing on community based tourism. After living abroad, she decided to pursue her master’s degree … Read more

Amy Woehling

Amy received her B.A. in global economics from the University of Wisconsin at Madison. After graduation, she served as an AmeriCorps Farm to School Nutrition Educator and Liaison in six Madison Metropolitan Elementary Schools. She then followed her desire to be more hands-on in the classroom and moved to northwest … Read more

Laurie Tran

Laurie was born in San Francisco, California, raised in Philadelphia, Pennsylvania, and planted roots in Seattle, Washington. She has a double degree in biology and medical anthropology/global health with a minor in diversity from the University of Washington. Laurie’s passion for social justice and anti-oppression work for systematic change has … Read more

Kalena Thomhave

Originally from Northwest Florida, Kalena graduated from Louisiana State University in 2014 with degrees in political science and English. After college, Kalena served as an AmeriCorps VISTA in Baton Rouge, Louisiana, where she worked on economic development through “Bank On Baton Rouge,” a program increasing access to banks and credit … Read more

Morgan Spears

Originally from north St. Louis, Morgan graduated from DePaul University with a degree in sociology and minors in economics and peace, justice and conflict studies. As a DePaul student, she was actively engaged in economic and social justice issues in the Chicago area. She was a leader with the Students … Read more

Keithlee Spangler

Keithlee graduated from Truman State University in northeastern Missouri with a degree in environmental ethics, with concentrations in outdoor education and sustainable agriculture. In college, Keithlee worked with after-school garden programs, taught environmental studies classes to her peers, worked in the “Communiversity” garden, and developed community garden projects to address … Read more

Milanes Morejon

Milanes was born in the Dominican Republic and grew up in Roxbury, Massachusetts. She graduated from Smith College with a degree in Latin American studies and sociology focusing on the experiences of [email protected] immigrants in the U.S. On campus, Milanes worked with the administration and student government to develop inclusive … Read more