Hilary Landfried

MPA, International Relations
School of Public and International Affairs
Class of 2023

Hilary is a second-year MPA interested in climate adaptation, mitigation, and food security. She approaches these issues through creating more adaptive methods of governance through inclusive participatory processes, systems thinking, and strategic foresight. 

Prior to SPIA, Hilary was a design specialist and strategic facilitator at the U.S. Agency for International Development’s Bureau of Humanitarian Assistance, where she advised teams on strategic planning and program design for multi-year emergencies and food security programs. She also worked for the U.S. Department of Agriculture’s Foreign Agricultural Service managing climate smart agriculture and natural resources programs in Tanzania, Kenya, and Pakistan, and she began her career promoting renewable fuels for household energy in East Africa and the Caribbean.