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Sandra Russo

Director, Program Development & Federal Relations

Dr. Sandra Russo is Assistant Director for Program Development in the International Center. She is currently the Principal Investigator on the Worldwide Women in Development Fellows program. Dr. Sandra L. Russo earned her Ph.D. in Agronomy, with a minor in Animal Science, from the University of Florida in 1981.

She worked in Africa from 1981-1986 in Kenya and the Gambia on international development projects that targeted small farmers, including women. She continues to work in Africa, most recently in Uganda in the areas of gender and environmental policy and Tanzania on farming systems research. She has worked for several international donors including the World Bank and the Food and Agricultural Organization of the United Nations.


Sandra Russo
Program Development
 & Federal Relations,
 UF International
University of Florida
PO Box 113225
Gainesville, FL  32611

(352) 392-5834