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Haley Burns

Program Officer, Builders Initiative

Haley is a Program Officer at Builders Initiative, working at the intersection of climate and agriculture in the Midwest.

Prior to Builders Vision, Haley led similar work at the Walton Family Foundation. Haley has worked across the agriculture sector including: Environmental Initiative’s Agriculture Program where she convened public, non-profit, and corporate agriculture leaders; Aramark where she managed sustainable food procurement and zero-waste packaging initiatives; KIPP Houston where she launched a food and garden education program; and Americorps FoodCorps.

Haley studied Public Health at George Washington University and continues to think of her work in the context of human health and well-being. In her free time, Haley enjoys cooking, gardening, beekeeping, spending time in nature, and laughing at her two cats, Pumpernickel and Rye.