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The keynotes by Ellen Gustafson focus on her work as a sustainable food system activist, author and social entrepreneur. She has founded and directed numerous projects, beginning with the 30 project, a campaign that connects hunger and obesity in an attempt to radicalize the conversation about the global food system. Gustafson co-founded FEED Projects, a charity that has provided over 60 million school lunches for children around the world. She also co-created Food Think Tank with Danielle Nierenberg, a network that seeks to offer environmentally sustainable solutions to alleviate hunger, obesity and poverty.
In addition, Gustafson represents the United States as a spokesperson for the UN World Food Program, acts as a research associate for the Military Fellows at the Council on Foreign Relation as well as a terrorism research reporter in the ABC news Investigative Unit.
Recently, Gustafson is celebrating the release of her first book, titled, “We the Eaters: If We Change Dinner, We Can Change the World.”
Featured Keynote - Feeding the World Better
Ellen Gustafson's Sustainable Eating Talk Seeks to Change the World
In her sustainable eating talk, Ellen Gustafson suggests that “eating is an agricultural act,” which, in turn, may be a healthcare act.
Gustafson seeks to examine the intersectionality... Read More