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Morgan Day

Morgan Day

Director of Planning

Morgan joined the World Food Prize staff in December 2016 as the Director of Planning. She oversees the planning and implementation of the annual Borlaug Dialogue international symposium and other key programs.

Morgan earned a Master of Arts in International Development and a concentration in Sustainable Agriculture and Food Security Policy from the Josef Korbel School for International Studies at the University of Denver. She graduated with Bachelor of Arts degree from the University of Tennessee in Political Science and French in 2010.

Prior to joining the World Food Prize, Morgan worked as the Office Manager of the American Civil Liberties Union of New Mexico and as a political consultant and policy coordinator at the local and state levels tackling issues in agriculture, food, nutrition and health. As the Coordinator for the Santa Fe City & County Advisory Council on Food Policy, she worked to create a more sustainable, affordable, secure and fair food system. At the state level, Morgan was a Policy Specialist with the New Mexico Food & Agriculture Policy Council, where she advocated at the state legislature with food and agriculture stakeholders from across the state, as well as with Navajo and Pueblo tribal partners. 

You can contact Morgan at 515-245-3710 or by email at

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