improving livelihoods of smallholder farmers and increase government exports
Designed strategy to expand output market value chains for an African country. Developed plan with inputs from broad range of experts, government officials and farmers coupled with detailed analytics. Identified trade-offs in scenarios to bolster livelihoods at the individual farm level
Strategy and organizational transformation of R&D organization
Developed strategy to transform management processes for agricultural company’s R&D organization by working with scientists, marketing teams and executives. Supported R&D leader and team to develop a strategic plan and the organizational decisions necessary to support it.
Supported Environmental center in updating their communications and outreach strategy.
Worked closely with Director and Advisory Board to update Board structure to better support non profit mission
DEVELOPED A FLAGSHIP WOMEN IN SCIENCE PROGRAM AT THE UNIVERSITY OF MINNESOTA
Took the project from the early planning stages to successful implementation. The first cohort is currently completing the full experience.
NETWORK AND SUPPLY CHAIN OPTIMIZATION TO INCREASE CUSTOMER DELIVERY WHILE SAVING OVER $30M
Optimized network footprint for international agricultural company as part of holistic supply chain transformation. Worked closely with range of people from plant managers to executives to identify the best solutions. Combined diverse sources from historical data to experience-based agricultural knowledge to identify a footprint to support the company’s long-term growth.