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Dr. Samir K. Doshi

Dr. Samir K. Doshi

Samir K. Doshi, Ph.D. is the Network Manager for the San Mateo Food System Alliance, which seeks to improve the vibrant and interdependent food system to be more environmentally sustainable, economically resilient and socially just across the county's urban and rural regions. Samir is also a Race and Technology Fellow at Stanford University's Center for Philanthropy and Civil Society, where he is researching the impact of digital technologies and the AgTech field on farm labor and farming communities. Prior to his current work, Samir has served in senior roles at the World Wildlife Fund and in the Obama Administration on the White House Task Force for the Ebola Response as well as a Senior Scientist for the USAID’s Global Development Lab, where he oversaw programming on data for decision making, agile development, and community feedback/accountability systems for humanitarian and emergency response. As a trained Systems Ecologist specializing in soil systems, Samir is a former Fulbright Senior Scholar and has held teaching and research appointments at the University of Cambridge, Jawaharlal Nehru University, the Stockholm Resilience Centre, and the Santa Fe Institute for Complex Systems.

Presenter Affiliation: 
San Mateo Food System Alliance, Community Alliance with Family Farmers (CAFF)
Location: 
San Francisco Bay Area, CA

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