2013 CONFERENCE PRESENTER
Food Security & Agriculture Program Manger, USAID, KDMD Project the QED Group, LLC
Julie MacCartee is the food security & agriculture program manager with the USAID Knowledge-Driven Microenterprise Development (KDMD) Project, implemented by The QED Group, LLC. She oversees a variety of knowledge sharing activities for the USAID Bureau for Food Security, including trainings, seminars, online discussions, and the development of collaborative tools and multimedia content. Before coming to QED, she interned with the USDA Foreign Agricultural Service in Hanoi, Vietnam, where she analyzed Vietnam’s food safety legislation, authored commodity reports, and facilitated relationships between U.S. exporters and local farmers and processors. She has advocated for progressive federal agricultural policies with the National Sustainable Agriculture Coalition and the Union of Concerned Scientists. Julie holds an MS in Agriculture, Food, and Environment from the Tufts University Friedman School, a Master of Public Health from Tufts, and a BS in Biology from Duke University.
Life in the Village: A Simulation Exercise
Presenter(s): Zachary Baquet, Knowledge Management Specialist, USAID and Julie MacCartee, Food Security & Agriculture Program Manger, USAID, KDMD Project the QED Group, LLC
Keyword(s): Experiential Learning