A few recent stories of Kellogg Fellows taking the lead — in various sectors — in honor of International Women’s Day
In 2017, recent WKKF Community Leadership Network alumna Cyndi Nguyen was elected, over a well-funded incumbent, to the New Orleans City Council — becoming the first Asian-American to serve on the council.
Carmen Villa & Eva Moya
Kellogg Fellows Carmen Villa (KPFL-02) and Eva Moya (KNFP-13) organized this innovative and empowering workshop in Chiapas, Mexico that “brought together a diverse cadre of leaders, advocates and dreamers around cultural, educational, political and gender topics.”
Food and Society Policy Fellow Angie Tagtow has been at the forefront of agriculture, food, nutrition policy, public health, and food and water systems for over 25 years. We caught up with her in 2017 upon the completion of her term as Executive Director for the USDA Center for Nutrition Policy and Promotion.
Chef Ann Cooper
In this profile, Chef Ann —aka “The Renegade Lunch Lady” — discusses her work as an author, chef, educator and enduring advocate for better food for all children with fellow Kellogg Food and Society Policy Fellow Rose Hayden-Smith.
Mary Malehloka Hlalele
Kellogg Fellow Mary Hlalele — a South Africa-based doctor and longtime expert in community-based health care programs that promote social equity — tells us about an inspiring project in her home country of Lesotho.
In 2017 Kellogg Fellow Jan Poppendieck — widely known for her seminal book Sweet Charity? Emergency Food and the End of Entitlement — and fellow advocates won a long-fought victory: free school lunch for all children in the NYC school system. Check out this profile by Rose Hayden-Smith.