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LauraB

Profile Blurb:

I’m currently working to help smallholder farmers in sub-Saharan Africa to control whiteflies, which are devastating cassava, leaving many smallholder famers food insecure. Our team is using genomics and high performance computing to tackle the whitefly/cassava/food security issue.

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Catch-Phrase or Quote to Live By:

Be Kind

Speaking Experience:

Professional Speaker (I have been paid for speaking at events), Frequent Public Speaker, Frequent Panelist, Small Speaking events (Less than 50 attendees), Medium Speaking events (50-200), Large Speaking events (201-2000), Discussion Groups, Internal Meeting Presentations, I do Keynotes

Keynote’s include:

  • Science as a tool for global change
  • Food Security
  • Genomics

Mentoring:

I am a mentor and would consider mentoring others

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