This presentation was part of “Next-Generation Perspectives in Global Food Security,” a briefing featuring the 10th Class of Mickey Leland International Hunger Fellows on Friday, August 6, 2021. Watch other presentations from the briefing.
Marisa Nowicki is from McKinney, Texas. She has a Bachelor of Science in Applied Behavior Analysis and a Bachelor of Arts in Psychology from the University of North Texas. In addition, Marisa has a Master’s in Public Policy and Management from Carnegie Mellon University. In graduate school, she completed a capstone client project for 412 Food Rescue, which resulted in a comprehensive, replicable model to reduce food waste and improve food security in Pittsburgh, Pennsylvania. Outside of the classroom, Marisa has work experience with the U.S. House of Representatives, the U.S. Department of State, and Bioversity International. Marisa aspires to have a career where she applies behavioral science to major global issues, such as global governance, food security, and poverty alleviation.