Elly Sukup

Elly Sukup

Director of Programs, Global Farmer Network

Elly Sukup serves as Global Farmer Network's Director of Programs and as the Food Security Technical Officer for Mercy Corps where she supports gender, youth, and social inclusion activities under IDEAL, a USAID-funded food security learning award. Before joining GFN and Mercy Corps, Elly managed the Clinton Foundation’s community nutrition program in Malawi and spent two years with the UN World Food Program in Ghana and Ethiopia. She also worked for Iowa State University as Strategic Engagement Coordinator and as a lecturer in Global Resource Systems. She studied Public Service and Administration in Agriculture and International Agriculture at Iowa State University, and has a Masters degree in Social Anthropology of Development from the School of Oriental and African Studies (SOAS), University of London.