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Sr. Technical Director, Nutrition, ACDI/VOCA, USA
Ladd currently serves as senior technical director for nutrition at ACDI/VOCA and has more than 20 years of international nutrition experience in developing countries, including in-depth experience in Afghanistan, Bangladesh, Darfur, Djibouti, Ethiopia, Iraq, Liberia, the Philippines, and Somalia. Ladd leads ACDI/VOCA’s nutrition-sensitive agriculture programming and is recognized as a thought leader, finding creative, strategic, and sustainable ways to incorporate nutrition into agriculture programs to impact smallholder households. Ladd holds a master’s in public health and nutrition from James Madison University and a bachelor’s in human nutrition from Oklahoma State University. She is also a registered dietitian.