Ahna Kruzic is a community organizer turned communicator and writer from rural southern Iowa. As PAN’s Communications Director, Ahna is passionate about building communications and strategies to further PAN’s work for a just, thriving food and agriculture system. Ahna holds a Master of Science in sustainable agriculture and sociology from Iowa State University, and has worked as community organizer, researcher, coalition-builder, publisher, and communicator. Prior to joining the PAN team, Ahna worked as Director of Publications and Communications at Food First / the Institute for Food and Development Policy. Ahna’s areas of interest include farm and rural justice, the intersections of gender and capitalist agricultural production, and the dismantling of white supremacy in food movement spaces -- and she believes strategic communications are an integral part of growing our movements for a more just food and agriculture future. Ahna speaks conversational Spanish.