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Alison Reeves

Degree, Program, and date of graduation: here

Dates of working with the WGD Program: June 2012 - present

What work did you do with the WGD program?

"I am working to understand the relationship between gender and grafting. I am also interested in the implications of this for the value chain from plant propagation to market."

Most exciting experience, interesting discovery, or connections made:

"I do not have a background in social science, so everything is new for me! The WID program has helped me to fit my agricultural knowledge into a social framework."

After-graduation plans:

"I hope to work in a role as an extension agent, either in the U.S or internationally."

How has the WGD program influenced your future?

"The work that I am doing has really opened my eyes to the importance of social relationships and gender roles in access to information."