How can students/teachers participate?

If you know of a bright student ready to change the world, please encourage them to participate: To participate, students write an essay in which they have researched a key global issue concerning food security. At the event, each student will give a short (3-5 min) presentation to Purdue experts and the other participating students. The picture below is a picture of the Roundtable discussion.

Roundtable picture
Instructions & Resources


How to Register

Event Schedule


Want Purdue to come to your school?

Donna Keener and Kelly Delp are happy to come to your school and give a presentation to your class about the project. Please e-mail Kelly Delp ( or Donna Keener ( to schedule.



Meet students that have particpated in past institutes!