Thursday, May 12, 2022
11:00 AM – 12:00 PM EDT
Coffee and Derby Pie:
Why Gender Equity is the
Join Women Forward International as we bring together our partners from Cornell University’s College of Agriculture and Life Sciences, Yale University’s Jackson Institute for Global Affairs, the Sustainable Food Trust, Equal Origins and the Organic Association of Kentucky to explore the importance of gender equity on farms from Malawi to Peru.
Featuring a sustainable chef and her spices for life, experts in sustainable farming, student teams from Cornell and Yale and special guest speakers to be announced.
Georgina Mayer, Macrobiotic Chef and Counselor, Casa Macro, Co-owner and Co-Founder, Cauce Cooperativa Ambiental y De Salud
Georgina Mayer has been a macrobiotic chef and counselor at Casa Macro since 2013. She enjoys sharing her passion for the culinary arts for health and healing with the mission to inspire and promote wellness and satisfaction through food and lifestyle.
Casa Macro is the first vegan macrobiotic restaurant in Mexico. It offers a 100% plant based menu in an environmentally friendly space. At Casa Macro she also offers lectures, nutritional and macrobiotic counseling, cooking classes, organic garden workshops.
Ms. Mayer is the co-owner and co-founder of Cauce. Cauce is dedicated to the promotion of health and environmental issues through lectures, children’s plays and counseling for businesses, schools, families and individuals.
Georgina is a Plant Based Diets Chef by the Natural Epicurean Academy of Culinary Arts in Austin, TX, a Macrobiotics Counselor by Macrobiotics America, Oroville, CA and has a Nutrition diploma by Universidad del Claustro de Sor Juana.
Cornell University, the Sustainable Food Trust, and the Organic Association of Kentucky
Emily Hillenbrand, Ph.D. Student, Developmental Sociology, Cornell University, College of Agriculture and Life Sciences
Suzanne Fogg, Program Manager for the Global Farm Metric, Sustainable Food Trust
Yale University's Jackson Institute for Global Affairs and Equal Origins
Yihemba Yikona, Joint MBA/MPP Candidate, Yale University School of Management, Jackson Institute for Global Affairs
Ritika Jain, MBA Candidate, Yale University School of Management
Kimberly Easson, Founder and CEO, Equal Origins