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Abigail Turner

Program Coordinator II, Youth Programs and Partnerships

Abigail Turner joined the World Food Prize Foundation in February 2022. As Program Coordinator II, Global Youth Programs and Partnerships, Abigail is responsible for facilitating educational outreach and training efforts, helping administer teacher training initiatives and providing support on program planning, design and delivery. She is also responsible for assisting the Director of Youth Leadership Development in the implementation and creation of the annual World Food Prize Global Youth Institute, which brings together over 200 students and a like amount of teachers from around the globe each year.

Prior to joining the World Food Prize, Abigail worked as a Digital Marketing Strategist for Amaryllis Boutique, where she focused on creating visual content and managed the company’s website. She was also a Constituent Relations Intern in Washington, D.C., and Missouri FFA State Vice President. Additionally, Abigail has a passion for traveling and has studied abroad in France, Thailand, Australia and New Zealand. She was also a member of the Global Teach Ag Program which works in conjunction with the World Food Prize Foundation Global Guides Program and an International Agriculture Education Fellow in Uganda.

Abigail graduated from the University of Missouri in 2021 and earned a Bachelor of Science in Agriculture Education and Leadership with minors in International Agriculture and Agriculture Education.

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