2020 D.W. Brooks Lecture featuring Julie Borlaug

November 10, 2020 at 3:30 PM
Online event with a link to come.
 
Guest lecture: "Using Innovation and Technology to End Hunger and Poverty"
 

Borlaug is the granddaughter of American biologist, humanitarian and Nobel laureate Norman E. Borlaug. As the vice president of external relations for Inari Agriculture, she is continuing the Borlaug legacy and inspiring the next generation by advocating for innovation and technology to end hunger and poverty. Borlaug has developed agricultural partnerships between public, private and philanthropic groups to expand the mission to feed the world’s hungry. She previously served as director of strategic initiatives for Texas A&M Agrilife Research, associate director of external relations for the Borlaug Institute for International Agriculture, and director of development for the American Cancer Society.

This event is part of the UGA Signature Lecture Series

D.W. Brooks Faculty Awards for Excellence

Check back for the announcement of the 2020 faculty awards. 


Julie Borlaug
Julie Borlaug, vice president of external relations for Inari Agriculture, will present the 2020 D.W. Brooks Lecture. The virtual event is free and open to the public.
About the Lecture and Awards
The D.W. Brooks Lecture is named for the late D.W. Brooks, founder of Gold Kist, Inc. Brooks started Cotton States Mutual Insurance Companies in 1941. He advised seven U.S. presidents on farm and trade issues. Among his many honors, he was the first inductee into the University of Georgia Agricultural Hall of Fame. CAES hosts the annual lecture series and faculty awards for excellence celebration in his memory.
D.W. Brooks Lecture and Awards wordmark

Event Contact:

Regina Fitzpatrick Event Manager
Dean and Directors Office