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Amy Saltzman

Amy Saltzman

Mississippi River Initiative Lead and Senior Program Officer, Environment Program

Amy is a senior program officer leading the foundation’s Mississippi River initiative, which seeks to support healthy soils, clean water and a restored and resilient Mississippi River system.

Before joining the foundation, Amy was a senior program analyst at the International Food Policy Research Institute’s HarvestPlus program, focusing on the intersection of agriculture and nutrition in sub-Saharan Africa and South Asia. Amy has also held positions at the Rural Coalition and the U.S. Department of State and was a Fulbright fellow in Malawi, where she studied farmer behavior change.

Amy received her B.A. from Cornell University and her M.P.A. from the University of Colorado.

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