Convocation: Ellen Gustafson, innovative female leader and co-founder of Food Tank
- Date: Wednesday, November 13, 2013
- Time: 1:00 p.m.
- Location: Carpenter Hall, Goddard Auditorium
Widely acclaimed as one of the most powerful and innovative female leaders in the world, Ellen Gustafson, is co-founder of Food Tank: the Food Think Tank, a new organization highlighting innovative ideas in agriculture and food systems that help alleviate hunger, obesity and poverty. She co-founded FEED Projects, LLC, a charitable company that creates consumer products which help FEED the world as well as co-founding and serving as former Executive Director of FEED’s non-profit partner, The FEED Foundation. Under her leadership, FEED provided more than 65 million school meals to children around the world – at no cost to them. CNN and Fortune Magazine list her as one of today’s most powerful women entrepreneurs. Most recently, she was listed in Fast Company as a female trailblazer. She is listed as one of AOL and PBS’s list of MAKERS, trailblazing women who are “making” America, and Diplomatic Courier Magazine’s “Top 99 Under 33” in Foreign Policy. Arrangements for the appearance of Ellen Gustafson made through The Guild Agency Speakers Bureau.
Free admission, no tickets required.
Everyone is invited to join us for a discusssion forum at 4:00 p.m., in LBC 124.