Pearl Ranna2018-2019 University of Chicago Scholars
Managing Director, Unitech Farming
Pearl is a social innovator in the agricultural sector who trains and empowers women in rural and urban areas on sustainable farming practices. She recently launched the African Young Farmers Network which connects more than 1,000 agricultural youth leaders from across Botswana to promote business plan refinement and rural-urban cooperation around agricultural issues. The platform creates inclusive opportunities and an enabling environment for youth who wish to become involved in the agricultural sector.