International Women’s Day – Pioneering Women in the Food Industry

Date: 08/03/2019

Time: 6-10.30pm

Location: RSA - The Royal Society of Arts, 8 John Adam Street, London, WC2N 6EZ

Price: £30

To close our celebrations of championing women in the food industry, on International Women’s Day we will be talking to some women who are trailblazers and pioneers in their field.

We will uncover their amazing journeys and some of the issues they feel are facing women in the food industry today and whether this has changed over time.

Panellists include:

Frances Atkins
Michelin Starred Chef since 2003 at the award-winning The Yorke Arms
@theyorkearms
Website

Claire Clark MBE MOGB
International Award-winning Pastry Chef, consultant & author and Founder of The Claire Clark Academy
@Claire_Clark
Website

Anjula Devi
Cookery School Owner, Author, Brand Ambassador for TRS Foods, the world’s largest Indian food company and Chef Consultant for Manchester Utd.
@Anjuladevi 
Website

Niamh Shields
Award-winning food writer, author and one of the UK’s best known food bloggers who has been blogging since 2007.
@eatlikeagirl
Website

Bettina Campolucci
Plant Based & Gluten Free Chef, Author and Influencer
@bettinas_kitchen
Website

Jennifer Earle
Founder of Chocolate Ecstasy Tours and Taste Tripper. Chocolate Expert, Writer and Food Industry Consultant
@jennifer.earle
Website

Jodi Hinds
Award Winning Food photographer who has worked on numerous cookbooks and publications, narrating food stories and documenting the artistry of the chef behind each dish.
@JodiHinds 
Website

Chaired by Mecca Ibrahim from Women In the Food Industry
@women_food_wifi

Following this insightful panel you can join us for a drinks party with nibbles and a chance to network with some amazing women. Book your place now.

Proceeds from this event will go to Sisters of Frida

Sisters of Frida, is an experimental collective of disabled women. sharing experiences, mutual support and relationships.  They found a role model in the artist Frida Kahlo to get their name. She is not one immediately associated with disability and yet her art was filled with images of the crippled body. Sisters of Friday want to celebrate the difference of being of different ethnic origins, different cultures and nationalities, of different sexual orientation, of being mums, having partners and being single women. Discover more on their website.

Pioneering Women - 8th March 2019
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