As part of its response to the COVID19 crisis, the Deaton Scholars Program is hosting online webinar with diverse topics of discussion on leadership in achieving food security. All webinars are open to the public. Webinars feature leaders and stakeholders from around the world to share their experiences and inspire action in these challenging times.
Upcoming WITHIN REACH webinars:
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Watch previous WITHIN REACH webinars:
“A Lost Chance At Greatness: The True Cost of Childhood Malnutrition and Stunting”
Watch at: https://youtu.be/cPLefg3RrIA
“Elephant Friendly Tea Initiative”
Lisa Mills, Co-Founder and CEO of Elephant Origins
Watch at: https://youtu.be/KtDah9LHSto
Elephant Origins is a philanthropic company that supports elephant-friendly farming practices by connecting tea growers with market opportunities globally. Lisa Mills has over three decades of experience in connecting science and community-based conservation efforts to save the world’s at-risk species.
“The Biocultural Conservation Institute”
Summer Higdon, President of the Board of Directors
Watch at: https://youtu.be/-y7z_N-rx4Y
A volunteer-ran organization with the mission of providing culturally inclusive guide training and accreditation to local indigenous communities.
Glenn Blumhorst is the president and CEO of National Peace Corps Association.
Watch at: https://youtu.be/fCssxN03N48
“Food Systems, Sustainability & Development in Iceland”
Dr. Mary Hendrickson
Watch at: https://youtu.be/h8UY2LErj9k
“From the Farm to the Packing Plant: Essential Workers and COVID-19”
Dr. Athena Ramos
Assistant Professor – Center for Reducing Health Disparities, College of Public Health at the University of Nebraska Medical Center
Watch at: https://youtu.be/yVhJaWwun0k
“International Agriculture Education at the Secondary & Post-Secondary Level”
Panelists: Dr. Melanie Miller Foster, Dr. Daniel Foster, and Mr. Sean Frankenbach
Watch at: https://youtu.be/H7JSH0hAGb0