Elisabeth Paymal

United States Communication Manager Innovation Lab for Food Security Policy

As Communication Manager for the Feed the Future Innovation Lab for Food Security Policy, a project managed by the Food Security Group, in the Department of Agricultural, Food and Resource Economics at Michigan State University, I plan, coordinate, and implement the project communication activity. This includes to tell the project research outcomes, and their impact on thousand of individuals in developing countries.

Prior to joining MSU, I was the Head of the communication and fundraising unit at the French Foundation for Research on Biodiversity in Paris. Addressing a variety of audiences, I've created and managed many publications on scientific research about the sustainable use of biodiversity resources. I was also the Work Package leader of the communication, outreach and dissemination of BioVeL, a European Commission funded project. This consortium developed informatics tools to process large data sets for biodiversity research.

I've also extensive experience in graphic design for print and digital media, and in particular for academic and scientific research projects. As a curator and program manager, I've designed and implemented exhibition programs and events at the University of Michigan.

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