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Molly McKneight Webb

Department of Food Sciences 

  • Managing Director, USAID Innovation Lab for Food Safety
Nelson Hall of Food Science (NLSN) Room 3167
745 Agriculture Mall Dr
West Lafayete, IN 47907

 General Information

In August 2019, the U.S. Agency for International Development (USAID) announced Purdue University as the leader of the first-ever Feed the Future Innovation Lab for Food Safety (FSIL). Molly Webb serves as the Managing Director, overseeing day-to-day administration of the program in coordination with the Innovation Lab’s technical leadership.

She has previously served in management and research roles for multi-disciplinary USAID projects working throughout Africa and Asia. Prior to joining the FSIL, Molly held an analyst position with Rabo AgriFinance. She maintains a strong interest in developing public-private partnerships that promote the scaling of sustainable agricultural practices and technologies.

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