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Senior Director, Impact & Engagement

Kate Wersan, PhD

[email protected]   |  (608) 448-6432 ext. 111

Kate leads partnerships, outreach and external engagement at the Savanna Institute. Kate loves opportunities to tell stories about agroforestry and agriculture in the Midwest, a skill she developed while completing a PhD in environmental history at the University of Wisconsin-Madison. Kate lives with her husband and daughter in Madison, WI where she enjoys hiking the Ice Age Trail and planting overambitious gardens.

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A one-stop shop for research, education, outreach, technical service, demonstration farms, and commercialization efforts, the Savanna Institute is working to scale up agroforestry so farmers can draw down carbon for generations to come.