President, Borlaug Foundation
For 18 years, Julie Borlaug has successfully worked in international agricultural development, agricultural communications, external and corporate relations. As granddaughter of Dr. Norman Borlaug, she works to champion his legacy and lend a voice to his desire to see more successful collaborative partnerships across sectors and scientific disciplines to bring better and faster innovation to end hunger.
She is the the President of the Borlaug Foundation and Ms. Borlaug serves on several boards and advisory councils, including the Council of Advisory for World Food Prize, Advisor to CIMMYT, Global Farmer Network advisory board, Champion’s Council Network for the UN Food Systems Summit, Board of Trustee for Agricultural Science & Technology (CAST,) U.S. National Food Systems Dialogues, the Texas A&M Agriculture Vice Chancellor’s advisory board, Counterpart, Thought for Food Challenge Board and the Global Coalition for Attracting and Retaining Youth in Agriculture.
Ms. Borlaug received a B.A. from Texas A&M in international studies and political science and an M.B.A. from the University of Dallas.