The World in Your Cup: Conversations on the Politics and Culture of Coffee
The Summit Program Overview:
Session One: Exploring the Global Picture of Cacao and Coffee (1-2:30 p.m.)
Exploring Taste: Fine Cacao & Speciality Coffee Break (2:30-3 p.m.)
Session Two: Exploring Beantown’s Role in Cacao and Coffee (3-4:30 p.m.)
Session One: Exploring the Global Picture of Cacao and Coffee, 1-2:30 p.m.
An Overview of Two Global Supply Chains (1-1:45 p.m.)
“Why Cacao Matters”
Carla Martin, Harvard University
“Why Coffee Matters”
Erika Koss, Northeastern University
The Global Picture: Sustainability & Gender Equity in Coffee & Cacao (1:45-2:30 p.m.)
“Sustainability & Gender Equity in Coffee: A Case Study in Myanmar”
Kimberly Easson, Coffee Quality Institute
“Sustainability & Gender Equity in Cacao: OxFam’s Work and Goals”
Sarah Zoen, Senior Advisor, Private Sector Department, OxFam America
Break: 2:30-3 p.m.
Exploring Tastes of Fine Cacao and Specialty Coffee
Session Two: Exploring Beantown Through Fine Cacao and Specialty Coffee, 3-4:30 p.m.
Panels: How Beantown’s Fine Cacao and Specialty Coffee Companies Consider & Apply Sustainability and Gender Equity
Cacao Panel, moderated by Carla Martin (3:15-3:45 p.m.)
Coffee Panel Moderated by Erika Koss (3:45-4:15 p.m.)
Concluding Remarks (4:15-4:30pm)
Event partners include Harvard University’s Fine Cocoa and Chocolate Institute and OxFam America. Free and open to the public.
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