She Deserves: the Story of Chocolate - pulling on the threads of liberation | University of Oxford

She Deserves: the Story of Chocolate - pulling on the threads of liberation

Speaker
Rosine Bekoin, Melissa Helmsley, Allegra McEvedy, Rachel Wilshaw, Alison Marshall, Polly Astbury
Event date
Event time
19:00 - 21:00
Venue
Lady Margaret Hall
Norham Gardens
Oxford
OX2 6QA
Venue details

Simpkins Lee Theatre

Event type
Lectures and seminars
Event cost
Free
Disabled access?
Yes
Booking required
Required

As part of events happening across the UK to celebrate Fairtrade Fortnight 2020 and with the Oxford International Womens' Festival, this panel event will share inspiring stories about the women behind our chocolate.

Here inspiring stories from our panel:

  • Rosine Bekoin – Cocoa farmer, Secretary of the Women’s Society, CAYAT, Côte d’Ivoire
  • Melissa Helmsley and Allegra McEvedy – TV Chefs and Fairtrade Ambassadors
  • Rachel Wilshaw – Ethical Trade Manager, Oxfam
  • Alison Marshall – the Womens’ Equality Party
  • Polly Astbury – Head of Beverages, Waitrose