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Ten experts, ten essays, one topic: Making the food system work for women

Ten experts, ten essays, one topic: Making the food system work for women

November 19, 2012

Share ideas, hear those of others, and dialogue with some of the world’s best minds on how to make the food system work for women, from November 19-30 in English, French and Spanish.

How: Each day we will post one essay online and invite your comments at

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  • Nidhi Tandon, social activist and director of Networked Intelligence for Development
  • Elizabeth Vazquez, CEO of WEConnect and a world leader in global supplier diversity
  • Vandana Shiva, philosopher, feminist and environmental activist
  • Fatima Shabodien, former director of Women on Farms in South Africa
  • Alexandra Spieldoch, women’s rights activist, formerly with WOCAN
  • Tinna Nielsen, senior diversity and inclusion consultant, currently working at Arla Foods
  • Joanna Kerr, CEO of ActionAid International and former Executive Director of AWID
  • Sophia Murphy, senior advisor to the Institute for Agriculture and Trade Policy
  • Pamela Caro, Chilean feminist researcher working with CLOC-La Via Campesina
  • Jayati Ghosh, feminist economist and professor at Jawaharlal Nehru University
  • PLUS: Olivier De Schutter, UN Special Rapporteur on the Right to Food
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