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Wednesday, November 10 • 11:00am - 11:45am
Panel Discussion: The Role of Technology and Community in the Fight Against Food Insecurity

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Covid exposed many of the flaws of our food system. The most significant of which is the our systems lack of preparedness to fight food insecurity, especially in times of crisis. Feed Forward, a food impact agency, was established in early 2021, and has focus on utilizing technology and innovation to create tangible solutions for our communities. All of its founders have worked together on the frontlines of the pandemic, and before which each have their unique stories as to why they are so passionate about making these much needed changes in our food system. They all agree that technology and community are key.


Speakers
avatar for Meg Savage

Meg Savage

Co-founder and Chief Growth Officer, Feed Forward
Meg has over 15 years of experience in food innovation, marketing, communications, partnerships, and business development. She has run a successful consultancy in the food innovation space for the last ten years, and her past endeavors include Rethink Food, Conde Nast, Hearst Corporation... Read More →
avatar for Liz Peralta Foxwell

Liz Peralta Foxwell

Co-founder and VP of Impact, Feed Forward
Elizabeth has deep roots within the food and community development scene. Her most recent endeavor played a significant role at Too Good To Go, a tech based organization focused on reducing food waste. She previously served as the Executive Director of the National Supermarket Association... Read More →
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Winston Chiu

Founder and CEO, Feed Forward
Winston, a native New Yorker, received his degree in Mathematics/Finance. He started his career as an Actuary both in the public and the private sector. In pursuit of fulfilling a dream of making an impact through food + community, he attended the Institute of Culinary Education... Read More →
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Mark Kaplan

Founder, Envisible
avatar for Rick Whitted

Rick Whitted

CEO, US Hunger
avatar for Ezekial Brooks

Ezekial Brooks

CTO, US Hunger
avatar for LaToya Meaders

LaToya Meaders

Collective Food Works
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Alessandra Biaggi

US Senator - State of New York
Alessandra Biaggi is the Democratic New York State Senator in her home district (Bronx/Westchester),  and Chair of the revived Ethics and Internal Governance Committee. The granddaughter of Italian immigrants who lived in Hunts Point, she is the fourth generation of her family to... Read More →


Wednesday November 10, 2021 11:00am - 11:45am CST

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