GHI Staff

Global Harvest Initiative - Margaret Zeigler

Dr. Margaret Zeigler

Dr. Margaret M. Zeigler, Executive Director: Margaret has dedicated her career to addressing global hunger and food security, most recently serving as deputy director at the Congressional Hunger Center, where she spent the past 18 years working closely with the public and private sectors, non-profit organizations, industry leaders and policy makers to promote food security and reduce hunger.

Margaret is a recognized thought leader on food security issues, serving as a media commentator and writer for several publications and news networks around the world.

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Ann Steensland

Ann M. Steensland, Senior Associate: Ann served as chief of staff of the Alliance to End Hunger from 2008 to 2012 where she advised and supported the executive director, Ambassador Tony P. Hall; led the Alliance’s work on global agriculture, food security, and nutrition; and liaised with the UN Agencies for Food and Agriculture in Rome.

For the last 15 years, Ann has worked and consulted for a variety of international non-profits, arts institutions, and advocacy organizations. She has a B.A. in International Relations, an M.A. in African History, and is completing a graduate program in child and maternal nutrition.

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