Empowering Communities Through Food
WhenFriday, November 8, 2019, 1:30 – 2:45 PM
CategoriesCulinary Arts, Lectures & Discussions
SponsorAmerican History Museum
VenueAmerican History Museum
Event LocationWarner Bros. Theater

A Conversation with Women Migrants, Refugees, and Entrepreneurs

How can culinary knowledge and skills provide a path toward economic well-being and cultural expression for migrant and refugee women? What obstacles, challenges, and opportunities do they face? Join this session for a conversation among women food entrepreneurs and activists working in different types of organizations and enterprises as they share their experiences and explore how to create sustainable livelihoods for themselves and their communities in the United States.

Participants: Manal Kahi (Eat Offbeat, New York City), Paty Funegra (La Cocina VA, Arlington), Lourdes Gonzalez (Misky Bakery, Lincoln, Nebraska), Emily Lerman (Mera Kitchen Collective, Baltimore)

Moderator: Julia Turshen

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