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 Student diversity
strengthens program’s
impact and reach
by Courtney Allen
“I think that when we say, ‘we should appoint more female leaders,’ we have
to give data as to why. Not just because they are women, but because the research shows it actually works for the benefit of the ventures.” – Daniela Staicu, visiting Fulbright scholar
As part of the HESE venture Produce Solutions, Megan Ellery (right) and Greg Schweiker (left), talk to vendors in the early morning hours at Kibuye Market— one of the largest open-air markets in eastern Africa—to learn about problems in the Kenyan produce supply chain that affect food quality and profit.

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