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Role: Global Agriculture Development Leader at Corteva Agriscience™

Jennifer Billings leads a global portfolio at Corteva Agriscience™ to enrich the lives of smallholder farmers and their communities. Through farmer customers, innovative technologies, and partnerships with key stakeholders such as USAID, FAO, Land O’Lakes, John Deere, local governments, and NGOs, Corteva will increase the productivity, incomes, and sustainable farming practices of 500 million smallholder farmers by 2030.

Prior to joining Corteva, Mrs. Billings served as the Senior Agriculture Advisor in the USAID Latin America and Caribbean Bureau, where she led inter-agency coordination and stakeholder engagement on the Feed the Future initiative and other agriculture programs in the region. Prior to her position with USAID in Washington, Mrs. Billings lived overseas for 10 years in Nepal, Jerusalem and Afghanistan working on U.S. government programs to advance international development and foreign policy goals. Mrs. Billings has an MSc in Agribusiness and is a U.S. Army veteran.