Tweeting the #GlobalAg Summit in Washington DC

Some days life moves at 300mph. Some days you feel good about what you spent your day doing.

May 18, 2012, was both of those days for me, when, on Monsanto’s behalf, I live tweeted the Symposium on Global Agriculture and Food Security hosted by the Chicago Council on Global Affairs.

It was an incredible day.

Speeches from President Obama, Bono and Secretary of State Clinton. Panel discussions featuring Monsanto CEO Hugh Grant, Tanzania President HE Jakaya Kikwete, the Honourable Andrew Mitchell UK MP, and many more governmental, business and
organizational leaders. And commitments from companies to invest more than $3 billion into Africa to help lift more than 50 million people out of poverty.

And I was proud to know that the company I worked for, Monsanto, committed to helping Africa with a $50 million grant, making their donation one of the largest private sector investments announced.

Keep reading over at the Monsanto blog.


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