Benjamin Allen - 2008 Golden Opportunity Scholar

Benjamin Allen is a student in the Biological Sciences Department at Wheaton College in Illinois. He plans to graduate in December 2008 with a B.S. in Biology. His goal is to use crop science and micro enterprise skills to create sustainable economic opportunities for the local people in developing countries. His research studies so far have focused on the genetic transformation of plants. He plans on going to graduate school to study agricultural economics.