About Sheriden Smith

Sheriden, Larta’s Public Relations Associate, is directly responsible for the maintenance of Larta’s presence on its home site, editorial Vox, and various social media platforms, as well as the development of Larta's public image through external events. In addition to this, Sheriden is also a main player in the generation of the Annual Report, through aspects of metrics analysis and graphic design. Sheriden earned a bachelor’s degree in International Relations and Central European Studies from the University of Southern California. Prior to Larta, she held various development positions and marketing positions with non-profits and non-governmental organizations including International Medical Corps, the South East European Film Festival, The Shoah Foundation, and USC’s Rossier School for Education. Additionally, Sheriden has worked for the Oncofertility Consortium at the University of California, San Diego as both a lab and teaching assistant, which fuels her excitement for innovation and technology.

BioLA: An Investment in Our Future

By | September 27th, 2018|0 Comments

As the County of LA continues to evolve its strategy with BioLA, Larta looks forward to being a close ally and partner.

10 Takeaways from Ag Showcase 2018

By | September 18th, 2018|0 Comments

As we look back on our time in St. Louis for the 10th Annual Ag Innovation Showcase, our organizing staff reflects on one, poignant quote that encapsulates why we host [...]

Ideas Energized Ep. 9: 10 Reasons to Attend Ag Showcase

By | August 27th, 2018|0 Comments

Join Claire Kinlaw, director of the Ag Innovation Showcase, as she hosts a lightning round discussion with Rohit Shukla, CEO of Larta Institute, and Sam Fiorello, COO of The Donald [...]

Ideas Energized Ep. 8: Alumni August

By | August 15th, 2018|0 Comments

Ep. 8 of the Ideas Energized podcast is live! We were delighted to chat with two of our most esteemed AgShowcase Alumni as we look forward to celebrating the 10th [...]

Convergence: How to Feed, Fuel, and Heal the World

By | July 13th, 2018|0 Comments

Introduction At Larta Institute, our mission is simple: support endeavors that feed, fuel, and heal the world. However, as globalized problems become more complex, it is necessary to seek convergent [...]