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Patron Event: Caitlin Welsh- The Russia-Ukraine War and Global Food Security: One Year Assessment
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The Russia-Ukraine War and Global Food Security: One Year Assessment
Director, Global Food Security Program
Center for Strategic and International Studies
In person only
February 2, 2023
740 Park Avenue
ABOUT THE SPEAKER:
Caitlin Welsh serves as director of the Global Food Security Program at the Center for Strategic and International Studies (CSIS), a not-for-profit think tank in Washington D.C. She analyzes political, economic and environmental factors causing food insecurities in the U.S. and around the world. Currently, Welsh is analyzing the impact of Russia's war in Ukraine, as well as the repercussions on the environment, particularly with regard to water and global food security.
Prior to joining CSIS, Caitlin Welsh spent ten years at the National Security Council and the National Economic Council, where she was director of global economic engagement. She also worked as the acting director at the Department of State’s Office of Global Food Security. As a presidential management fellow, Caitlin Welsh oversaw a portfolio of agriculture-related grants at the U.S. African Development Foundation.
Welsh has been quoted or referenced in The New York Times, PBS, The Wall Street Journal, NPR, The Economist, BBC, Newsweek, The Financial Times, and Foreign Policy. She served in the Peace Corps in Morocco and received her B.A. from the University of Virginia and her M.P.A from Columbia University’s School of International and Public Affairs (SIPA).
All lecture attendees must be fully vaccinated
Thursday, February 2, 2023, 6:30 PM until 8:00 PM