Expert Participants

Gary Alex

Farmer-to-Farmer Program Manager

U.S. Agency for International Development

Tom Bamat

Senior Technical Adviser, Justice & Peacebuilding

Catholic Relief Services

Lawrence Barbieri

Special Projects Officer, Reconstruction & Stabilization/Military

U.S. Department of Agriculture

Mark Bell

Director, International Learning Center

UC Davis

Linda Bishai

Senior Program Officer

U.S. Institute of Peace

Kevin Brownawell

Interagency Professional in Residence

U.S. Institute of Peace

Jim Conley

Senior Agriculture Adviser, Civilian Response Corps

U.S. Department of Agriculture

Mike Deal

Executive Director & CEO

Volunteers for Economic Growth Alliance

Montague Demment

Associate VP, International Development

The Association of Public and Land-grant Universities

Ruha Devanesan

Executive Director

Internet Bar Association

Rikin Gandhi

Chief Executive Officer

Digital Green

Caroline Hartzell

Professor of Political Science

Gettysburg College

Sheldon Himelfarb

Director, Center of Innovation: Science, Technology and Peacebuilding

U.S. Institute of Peace

Julie Howard

Deputy Coordinator for Development, Feed the Future

U.S. Agency for International Development

Deborah Isser

Senior Counsel, Justice Reform Practice

The World Bank



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