Scientific Program Associate
Rebecca Gyawu joined the Foundation for Food and Agriculture Research as a Scientific Program Associate in August 2019. In this role, she is responsible for providing project support to Urban Food Systems and Health-Ag Nexus challenge areas.
Prior to joining FFAR, she was a Design Monitoring and Evaluation short-term consultant with World Vision where she supported food security and global health programming among others. Her master’s in nutrition dissertation was on the community food environment measures in the Alabama Black Belt and its implication for cancer risk reduction. She is passionate about development and its impact on health and wellbeing both domestically and abroad. When she is not working, she attends workshops and events in DC about African History and development, she also likes spending time with friends.
She received her master’s degree in Global Health Policy Management from Brandies University, Masters in Food and Nutritional Sciences from Tuskegee University and Her Undergraduate degree concentration in Food and Nutrition from the University of Cape Coast, Ghana where she originates.