CALS Represented by Dr. Claudia Calderon at World Food Prize

Dr. Calderon’s primary objectives in attending the World Food Prize, October 16-18 in Des Moines Iowa, were to represent the 4W Initiative and CALS Global.  A key area of focus was on the promotion of global wellbeing and full participation of women in society, as well as advancing the CALS priority themes (Healthy  ecosystems,  Bioenergy  &  bioproducts,  Food  Systems,  Health  &  Wellness,  Changing  climate,  Economic & community development).  She returned with key insights regarding greater participation of UW and women in global agriculture, as well as many wonderful new contacts and funding opportunities.