We are pleased to announce a new addition to the Borlaug LEAP Team. Jennifer Larr attended UC Davis from 2004-2008, receiving her Bachelor of Arts degree in International Relations and French. She served as a Peace Corps Volunteer in Rwanda from 2009 – 2011 where she taught Mathematics and English to secondary school students, and worked with a team of people to create Rwanda’s first all-girls school for Science, Math, and Technology studies.
The Norman E. Borlaug Leadership Enhancement in Agriculture Program (Borlaug LEAP) awards fellowships to outstanding graduate students who show strong promise as leaders in the field of agriculture and related disciplines. The program honors Dr. Norman Borlaug whose distinguished career epitomized the qualities of leadership, scholarship, scientific achievement, international cooperation, mentoring, and passion.