Earth Disco Soup Day 2021: A team of worldwide activists dreaming to cease foods waste.
The 24th of April will mark the day of the 5th Environment Disco Soup Day 2021, the worldwide Gradual Foodstuff Youth Community campaign to increase awareness about food squander. Every calendar year a team of activists from all above the globe are joining forces to coordinate the world-wide occasions: time to meet up with this year’s Endeavor Pressure!
The new members:
Jane Njeri currently is a student at University of Pavia, Italy pursuing a master’s diploma in International Cooperation and Growth. She focuses on holistic social change programmes to proactively reply to group requirements in inclusivity, innovativeness and the use of integrated ways aimed at improving ability in folks. Jane is an active member of Slow Food items Youth Community Kenya where by she served as a facilitator in the section of Sustainable Agriculture & House Economics aimed at improving people’s livelihoods. In addition, she was involved in the implementation of the International Fund for Agriculture job “Empowering Indigenous Youth and Their communities to Defend and Market their Foods Heritage”.
Shai Rilov is the Co-Founder, CEO of Robin Food items, an NGO focusing on participating the public in the tale of food squander in tasty and instructional approaches in Haifa, Israel. He is a social entrepreneur and sustainability activist and has been leading the Robin Food procedure in the final 5 years. He is a Heschel Sustainability Middle trustee and head of volunteer team, affect progress and promoting. Shai’s perform at the WDSD Task Power is also supported by Nik Shari.
FROM THE PHILIPPINES
Patty is a Bachelor’s degree holder Big In Lodge, Leisure, and Restaurant Management from St. Scholastica’s College, Manila. She has been section of many pupil entire body companies, including the College student Council, in the course of her school yrs. Growing up, she was normally keen to study new things, aid other folks and cling around the kitchen area, looking at and encouraging her mom, father and lola whip up some scrumptious food in the kitchen area. Her really like for food is neverending. Final 12 months, she was the National Coordinator for the Filipino Foodstuff Thirty day period – a month extended celebration of Filipino Food and Cultural Heritage. In university, she spearheaded the Globe Disco Soup Working day 2019 in St. Scholastica’s University, Manila exactly where they saved nearly 200kg of food that were served to hundreds of friends. At present, she’s working as a Guest Relations Circumstance Supervisor and is a quite lively member of Sluggish Food items Youth Community Philippines.
Ing. Saúl Elías López is graduated in Agronomy at the Universidad Central de Venezuela, with a specialization in rural agricultural enhancement and a postgraduate in Agronomy. He is president of the Venezuelan society of agricultural engineers, coordinator of SFYN Venezuela, and CSAYN Venezuela and founder of the observatory of the right to meals (Observatorio del Derecho a la Alimentación).
Pao Rodríguez is a 26 years old Mexican activist, member of SFYNMx and of the Colectivo Disco Sopa in Mexico Town. She defines herself as a “lover of the never ending process of discovering about food” and she firmly believes that a discosuouppy attitude can assist promote modifications all in excess of the food process.
FROM THE United states of america
Catherine Zhang is an undergraduate pupil at Cornell College in the United States, where by she is finding out laptop or computer science, sociology, and nourishment. She is serving as a Venture Coordinator for SFYN US this yr, and she was inspired to be a part of the Gradual Foods motion just after looking at Carlo Petrini’s book Sluggish Foodstuff Nation. Catherine grew up with a deep appreciation for food stuff thanks to her Chinese immigrant dad and mom and has loved experimenting in the kitchen due to the fact she was younger. She is passionate about making superior, clear, and truthful foods devices because food interacts with each individual other part of our geopolitical and cultural constructions, and delightful, healthful meals really should be a fundamental human appropriate.
Expert PILLARS OF THE Activity Drive:
Silvia Moroni, our communication strategy and social media guide. Silvia has a short while ago begun her very own consultancy firm known as “Parla Sostenibile“. She is a gastronome, content material creator and food stuff activist. “I really like chatting about food items and sustainability, pure wine and artisanal producers!”.
CHRISTIE “I went to a Disco Soup in Jakarta in 2017 and was brain-blown by how very little I knew about food squander. Considering the fact that then, the ideas of Disco Soup seriously resonated with me, and in 2020 when there was an opening for the task drive I jumped at the option to see how I can add to the lead to. At the time, I experienced just resigned from my company task in finance and commenced functioning on a family members organization, so I did not have significantly working experience to share, just enthusiasm for producing consciousness about meals squander and what we can do to stay away from it. I am happy that the staff recognized my participation with open arms, and I have appreciated performing and receiving to know everyone in the crew. My qualifications is in finance, and I am now doing work in batik (common Indonesian outfits) trend. I would like to uncover some land in Indonesia to begin a greener life in the foreseeable future, establish a food forest, are living off the land and instruct many others how to do the same…”
Supported by Jorrit Kiewik (SFYN International director), presently based mostly in Italy and Valentina Gritti (SFYN World wide local community and venture manager), in The Netherlands.
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