Princella Smith

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Name: Princella Smith
Organization: Aqua Zai: Solving Global Hunger from A to Z
Website: http://www.solvingglobalhunger.com
Title: Founder and President
Bio:
Princella Smith is the Founding President of Aqua Zai. She is originally from Arkansas in the United States of America. Since high school, she has been active in the American political and government system. She began with political internships for Arkansan elected officials such as then Governor Mike Huckabee, then Congressman John Boozman, and then Lt. Governor Win Rockefeller. Princella is no stranger to taking a public and international stand for change. At age 20, she spoke live at the 2004 Republican National Convention on the topic of community service after winning an essay contest with MTV and the Republican National Convention propelling her into the national spotlight and also garnering international media coverage. The title of her speech was “Generation X-Ample”. Subsequently, she was tapped as the Air Force One Greeter for President and Mrs. George and Laura Bush and then National Security Advisor Condoleezza Rice at the Convention. She graduated from Ouachita Baptist University in southern Arkansas and pursued a 4-year stint in Washington, DC where she worked for political and governmental figures such as former United States Speaker of the House Newt Gingrich, and then Congressman Joseph Cao of Louisiana. She was also a Visiting Fellow for the Independent Women’s Forum as well as a guest lecturer on New Media Strategies for The Leadership Institute. She completed the Buckley School of Public Speaking and became one of the youngest political pundits on national television regularly making rounds on MSNBC, CNN, FOX News, and Sirius XM Radio among other numerous outlets. Princella ran for Congress at age 26 during the 2010 election cycle making her one of the youngest federal candidates in the country at the time. After the campaign, Princella began to establish an international footprint. She was chosen by the American Council of Young Political Leaders to be the youngest member of the American delegation to Turkey. Princella obtained a Foreign Experts License from the People’s Republic of China and taught oral English in the Hunan Province for one school year. In 2013, she completed a master’s degree in Counter-terrorism and Homeland Security Studies at the Lauder School of Government, IDC in Herzliya, Israel. During her 1-year stint in Israel, she worked as a writer for Israel Hayom Newspaper’s online English edition and as a co-producer at the Israel Hayom Studio for the same entity. She was selected as an Ambassador for Save A Child’s Heart (SACH) in Holon, Israel where she led a crayon drive called Crayons for Christmas collecting over 19,000 crayons, markers, coloring books, and games from Arkansas for the SACH patients. In 2012, she was awarded the 2012 Willie Hinton Rising Star Award in East Arkansas. She currently serves as the Contributing Editor for Breaking Israel News and is a Deputy Circuit Clerk in Saline County, Arkansas. Princella is 30 years old.

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The mission of Aqua Zai is to provide food security to the 3rd world by creating solutions for the scarce availability, poor quality, and fluctuating prices of nutritious food. Our model will use proven agricultural and technological strategies to operate a profitable and scalable business.

Nov 06, 2013 / 0 Comments / in Hunger, Technology, Sustainable agriculture, Social enterprise

The mission of Aqua Zai is to provide food security to the 3rd world by creating solutions for the scarce availability, poor quality, and fluctuating prices of nutritious food. Our model will use proven agricultural and technological strategies to operate a profitable and scalable business.

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