World Food Prize

The World Food Prize hosts a Global Youth Institute in conjunction with the Prize every year, Penn State Global Teach Ag! will have a presence there this year.

Global Youth Institute


Penn State Global Teach Ag! Fellow, Nicole Weaver and Global Teach Ag! Intern Kayla Hack will attend the Global Youth Institute at the World Food Prize in October.  Nicole and Kayla will represent Penn State and look at new ways Penn State can implement similar programming and activities.


The Global Youth Institute hosts over 100 youth from across the nation that have shown interest in global agriculture and food security and taken it to the next level through research.  These students engage with peers and industry and world leaders while at the World Food Prize Global Youth Institute.