Scottish Women In Food

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Scottish Women In Food – join us for a panel discussion to hear first hand from some inspiring Scottish women in food who are committed to empowering others.

Hosted by Fiona Richmond, we’ll be discussing the broader theme of #BalanceforBetter amongst other topics ahead of International Women’s Day.

The panel is chaired by:

Fiona Richmond
Head of Regional Food, Scotland Food & Drink

Panelists include:

Sumayya Usmani
Author, Food Writer & Cookery Teacher

Fiona Burrell
Principal at Edinburgh New Town Cookery School

Jack Mitchell
Director, TRUEfoods Ltd

Julie Macleod
Chef patron, Julie’s Kopitiam

Lisa Lawson
Founder, Dear Green Coffee and Glasgow Coffee Festival

This event is one in a series of events this week from Women In the Food Industry, a pioneering new initiative championing and discussing the issues facing women in the food industry.

This event is free to attend but we welcome donations to Smart Works Edinburgh, the local branch of the national charity which helps women get back to work by building their confidence through an interview outfit, training and styling advice. Visit their website for more


Tea / Coffee and Cake available

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