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Maria Wrabel

Power of Nutrition Research Project Coordinator, Action Against Hunger USA

Maria Wrabel is the Power of Nutrition Research Project Coordinator at Action Against Hunger USA, where she is leading an upcoming study to improve acute malnutrition treatment in Ethiopia.

As a Mickey Leland International Hunger Fellow (2019-2021), Maria worked with Action Against Hunger USA in South Sudan and the US, where she focused on community-based treatment of acute malnutrition. Prior to beginning the fellowship, she worked as a cash and livelihoods assessment officer with the REACH Initiative in Iraq, and a research assistant for the USAID-funded Food Aid Quality Review as well as the Feinstein International Center at Tufts University.

Maria holds a BA in Global Development Studies from Stetson University, an MSc in International Development and Humanitarian Emergencies from the London School of Economics, for which she received a Rotary Global Grant Scholarship, and an MS in Food and Nutrition Policies and Programs from the Friedman School of Nutrition Science and Policy at Tufts University.