Mary Crave, PhD

4W Director of Youth and Women in International Agriculture and Food Security


Mary Crave has practiced and taught extension and participatory outreach education methods for program development, training, and evaluation throughout her 40-year career in Wisconsin and world-wide. Internationally she works primarily in the context of equity and empowerment for women farmers, girls, and youth. She currently leads three programs in Ghana affiliated with UW-Madison’s Global Health Institute.

Affiliations: School of Human Ecology, Dept. of Civil Society and Community Studies; GHI/CALS Study Abroad; University of Wisconsin-Extension, Program Development and Evaluation Emeritus.

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