Genna Tesdall is a member of IAAS United States at the local chapter IAAS Iowa State University (IAAS ISU). Genna has helped host the annual IAAS World Congress, served as World President, and continues working with IAAS after her Presidency by working on IAAS partnership with Food and Agriculture Organization (FAO) of the United Nations.
Luisa Cartesio is an Italian young architect passionate about productive and green landscapes. In 2013, together with Liana de Miro, Luisa founded the association AltroPaesaggio which has as main goal redeveloping the natural and social context of Scampia neighborhood in Naples through the reintroduction of agriculture and the work with Gypsy women.
Elisabetta Demartis is a young communications researcher who has developed Agritools: a journalistic research project that aims to understand the real effects of the use of ICTs (Information and Communication Technologies) in the field of agriculture, fisheries and livestock in Africa.
Yoga was National Director of the International Association of Students in Agricultural and Related Sciences (IAAS) Indonesia in 2012-2013. During that period of time, he was also a student in agribusiness and an entrepreneur in agriculture. Already graduated, Yoga is working now on a promising organic rice business.
Anauim Valerín Pérez is a young journalist from Costa Rica. She combines her passion for communications with an active participation in 2 environmental groups (Ecollective Youth and Boreal Collective) which work in favour of the rights of the youth, women and farmers.
Oluwaseun Johnson is a Nigerian entrepreneur who works on his bee-keeping business. He is currently training farmers on bee-keeping under a USAID Market 2 project, particularly women to teach them how to practise apitherapy.
Wouedjie Alice-Norra is a lawyer who advises women farmers who produce in Cameroon in urban agriculture and small-scale agriculture. She works in ICT Agriculture and Development program - Agrotic-dev - in a youth association called Cameroon youth Initiative for Rural Development (CAMYIRD). She has a blog named “Norra Urban Agriculture” as well as a Facebook page “Alice urban agriculture”.
Afrina Choudhury works in WorldFish as a Gender Specialist and has been working on gender in aquatic agricultural systems for the past 3 years. She is currently co-chairing the Bangladesh National Gender Working Group which I founded together with HKI and includes 30 institutions as members.