Women and Food Security: Finding Solutions to the Global Food Crisis
Thursday, April 16, 2009 from 10:59 am to 12:29 pm
Food security is a top priority area in poverty reduction worldwide. It is an issue that disproportionately affects and presents challenges and opportunities for integrating women in development. MCC and Women Thrive Worldwide host a high-level keynote speech followed by panel of experts discussing innovations in food security and the vital role women play in long-term economic development.
- Ritu Sharma, President and Co-Founder, Women Thrive Worldwide
- Debdatta Sengupta, Research Analyst, International Food Policy Research Institute
- Kristin Penn, Senior Director for Agriculture, MCC