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Bossing it: women giving women a hand-up

Bossing it, at Quota

Bossing it: women giving women a hand-up

by Bossing it, at Quota
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March 3rd is coming up quickly – do you have your tickets to BOSSING IT! our Zoom event? We are so delighted to announce a further two exceptional speakers.

Network with a distinguished mix, at the top of their game, as we uncover how more women in charge would dramatically improve the food system.

– Professor Corinna Hawkes, Director of the Centre for Food Policy at City University, London. She’ll speak to the importance of women as decision-makers

– Julie Escobar, co-founder of professional organisation Global Women Fresh, will explain why more women at the top is best for business

They join:

Our panel will include:

– Jacqueline Peters who has dedicated a career in food and agribusiness at Rabobank to supporting the mission: Feeding the world sustainably

– Rachel Wilshaw, senior manager at Oxfam whose research finds women are concentrated in the lowest paid, least secure roles across agrifood, providing a reserve of cheap, flexible labour on which modern food supply chains are built

– Melissa Miners, Global Sustainability Manager at Unilever. Unilever is almost unique in that 50% of management positions are held by women

– Dennise Valencia, co-founder of To’ak Chocolate. Indigenous Ecuadorian, Dennise was the first member of her family to complete further education, rising to become a key a key actor in the business community

– Pat McMahon, Founding Director and Head of Advocacy at Mothers First, who will speak about the vast gender inequality in malnutrition he is working to address

And we’re hoping to announce some more names soon.

If you would like to join our panel or nominate a brilliant women who should, please email


Date And Time

2021-03-03 @ 03:00 PM to
2021-03-04 @ 05:00 PM



Event Types

Meeting or Networking Event

Event Category

Business & Professional

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Lise Colyer

Lise Colyer

Lise Colyer is a founding editor of Quota. She seeks to improve food systems by communicating effectively across the business, policy and research sectors. Contact

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