Lecture Title: "1,000 Days to Change the World: Stories from the Fight to End Early Childhood Malnutrition"
About the Guest Speaker
Roger Thurow has been a senior fellow on global food and agriculture for the Chicago Council on Global Affairs since 2010. Thurow is widely-recognized for his expertise on agricultural development, speaking around the world about the role agriculture plays in combating hunger and improving nutrition. During his time with the Wall Street Journal, he was a finalist for the Pulitzer Prize in International Reporting for a series about famine in Africal that he wrote with colleague Scott Kilman.
Through compelling stories of new mothers and babies in Uganda, India, Guatemala and Chicago, award-winning journalist and anti-hunger advocate Roger Thurow explores the promise of—and confounding challenges to—a transformative worldwide initiative to end early childhood malnutrition.
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Veteran foreign correspondent to explore struggle and solutions to feeding the world's growing population
Roger Thurow, Senior Fellow, Global Food and Agriculture