International Women’s Day 2011

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International Women’s Day 2011

March 3, 2011

On March 3, 2011, Women Thrive Worldwide hosted our third annual International Women’s Day breakfast: “7 Billion to Feed – Can We Do It?” Here are videos of speakers and a panel discussion addressing global poverty and hunger.

Speakers:

  • Bonnie Erbe, Host of PBS To the Contrary
  • U.S. Rep. James McGovern (D-MA)
  • Ritu Sharma, Co-founder and President, Women Thrive Worldwide
  • Chris Policinski, President and CEO, Land O’ Lakes
  • Art Smith, Celebrity Chef and Founder, Common Threads

 

Panelists:

  • Ritu Sharma, Co-founder and President, Women Thrive Worldwide
  • Donald Steinberg, Deputy Administrator, USAID
  • Dr. Florence Chenoweth, Liberia’s Minster of Agriculture
  • Lydia Sasu, Ghanian farmer and Executive Director, Development Action Association

Also included: special guest appearance by U.S. Senator Amy Klobuchar (D-MN) and audience Q & A.

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