Jesse Libra is currently pursuing a dual graduate degrees in Global Policy and Energy and Earth Resources at the University of Texas at Austin. She graduated from the University of Iowa with a B.S. in Geoscience, with a focus on hydrogeology. Jesse interests focus on water resource management and policy, especially on the development and implementation of strategies to increase the adaptive capacity of less-developed communities to changing weather patterns. This summer, with help from the Crook Fellowship, she will be interning at Innovation for Poverty Action’s Zambia office, exploring the interaction between traditional gender norms and the adoption of various agricultural practices.
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