Executive Director

Semilla Nueva

Focus Area: Malnutrition

Curt Bowen is the co-founder and executive director of Semilla Nueva. He is the recipient of the Ignite Good Millennial Impact Challenge, the Ashoka Emerging Innovators award, was a finalist for the Unilever-Cambridge-Ashoka Sustainable Entrepreneur of the Year, and was named to the 2019 Forbes’ 30 under 30 list of social entrepreneurs. Curt is a graduate of Whitman College and holds a BA in philosophy.

Semilla Nueva collaborates with communities, NGOs, and governmental agencies to develop and expand the use of biofortified corn to fight malnutrition and poverty in Guatemala.

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