Graduate Students Visit Development Organizations in D.C.

Four graduate students from the Department of Agricultural Leadership, Education, and Communications met with organizations based in Washington, D.C. that conduct international development work, April 22-26. During this five-day field trip they met with 21 organizations chosen by the students who also made all the arrangements for the meetings. The students led the meetings and gained information from the organizations about their missions, programs, challenges, future directions, and employment opportunities and requirements.

The students in attendance were: Lindsey Coleman, Michael Moscarelli, Lacy Roberts, and Daniela Silva.

The organizations visited were: Accenture, Center for Global Development (CGD), Chemonics, Congressional Hunger Center (CHC), Cultivating New Frontiers in Agriculture (CNFA), DAI Global Consulting, Food and Agriculture Organization of the United Nations (FAO), Global Cold Chain Alliance (GCCA), Interaction, International Just

ice Mission (IJM), Partners of the Americas, Polaris Project, Project Concern International (PCI), The Gates Foundation, United States Agency for

International Development (USAID), United States Department of Agriculture Foreign Agriculture Service (FAS), Winrock International, and World Bank. Attached is a brochure that captures the outcomes from this field trip.

They also had an opportunity to visit with the Texas A&M University System Government Relations Office and attend the DC Aggies Muster.

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