Abby Maranga wins first place at the Emerging Leaders in Nutrition Poster Competition at Experimental Biology

Congratulations to Abby Maranga and colleagues (Undergraduate majoring in Biology & Society, Cornell University ’16) who received First Place and a $500 travel grant for her poster ¬†“Perceived Benefits of Livestock Ownership among Female Smallholders of Mixed-HIV Status in Nyanza Province, Kenya” in the American Society of Nutrition’s Emerging Leaders in Nutrition Poster Competition. This poster was top prize amongst those submitted by both graduate and undergraduate students! Abby’s findings emphasized the importance of livestock as social assets, long-term economic investments, and safety nets, and furthered the research on women’s¬†investment in and access to livestock.