Foreign Exchange Program


Abby Schmidt

IFYE 2023 Outbound Abby Schmidt

IFYE 2023 Outbound Abby Schmidt

Missouri to Zambia (Fall)

Current Status/Future Goals:

  • Interested in patent law, her goal is to be certified and focus on patent prosecution in the biotechnology sector.
  • Also interested to learn about various types of agriculture in different countries.

Previous International Experience(s): 

  • Thailand, 2019; Portugal, 2023; South Africa, 2022; Morocco 2023.

Ag-Related Experience(s):

  • 4-H, MO Corn Growers, Syngenta.

Other Experience(s): 

  • Tax & Transitional Law Society.
  • Federalist Society.


  • Hiking, Quilting, Camping

Click the video play button below to learn more about IFYE Outbound Abby Schmidt as she shares her agriculture background, education, current employment and her excitement to travel to Zambia!

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