Masi Keshavarz is a research project manager for the Center for Food and Agricultural Business at Purdue University. In this role, she is responsible for business development, relationship management with key agribusiness clients, and research development, which includes: client need assessment, issue identification and research design, collaboration with faculty and graduate students, and research evaluation.
Masi holds a master’s degree in Agricultural Economics from University of Alberta, Canada and a bachelor’s degree in Economic Theory from Alzahra University, Tehran, Iran. Prior to joining the Center, Masi spent a year and a half working for Cargill Inc. and more than six years in the healthcare industry. Masi and her husband have one daughter, Attrina. In her free time, Masi enjoys spending time with her family, reading and outdoor activities.