2022 International Borlaug Dialogue

Youth Development: Preparing the Next Norman Borlaug

Youth Development: Preparing the Next Norman Borlaug

Date: Tuesday, Oct. 18, 2022
Time: 5:15-6:15 p.m. panel/program, 6:15-7:15 p.m. reception
Location: Iowa Events Center, third floor, room 315-316
This event will be held in-person only

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A panel of Iowa State University College of Agriculture and Life Sciences faculty, staff and students will share three different, time-tested, models of youth development focused on preparing the next generation of hunger fighters, global problem solvers and international development specialists.

The panel will be followed by a networking reception hosted by Daniel J. Robison, holder of the endowed dean's chair in the College of Agriculture and Life Sciences, with beverages and light refreshments served.

Models will include:

The World Food Prize Iowa Youth Institute at Iowa State University – 11 years of high school student development experience.

Iowa State University’s Engineers Without Borders – long-term partnership in Ghana involving university students directly in international development, including water system development, health center development and other projects.

Iowa State University’s School Gardens/Service Learning program – 15 years engaging U.S. and Ugandan university students in assisting primary schools in rural Uganda.