Digital Dialogues

Digital Dialogues on Racial Justice, Inclusion and Diversity began in 2020. The series features food industry leaders engaging in conversations about the food system.

Recordings of each of the previous events are available.

Real Conversations On Race, Politics and Other Difficult Topics with Tanika Cabral and Michael DiLeonardo of The Coca-Cola Company.

Farmers of Color with Melissa Ackerman, president of Produce Alliance, is joined by panelists Maria Moreira, Executive Director – World Farmers; Haile Johnston, Chief Development Officer – The Common Market; and Emily Broad Leib, Clinical Professor of Law – Harvard Law School, Director – Food Law and Policy Clinic of the Center for Health Law and Policy Innovation.

The Business Case for Diversity, Equity and Inclusion with Kevin Brown, Ernst & Young, and Natasha Miller Williams, Ferrara

Supply Chain and the Case for Diversity Equity and Inclusion with Terrez Thompson of Powered by Zerret and Natalie McGrady of Cargill

Racial Justice, Inclusion and Diversity in Agriculture with Candace Croney, PhD, Purdue University and Mike Haddad, Innovation Center for U.S. Dairy

Racial Justice, Inclusion and Diversity in the Food Retail Landscape with Chris Skyers, Wakefern Food Corp. and Brian George, Alex Lee Inc.

Series Kickoff to Enhance Food Industry Engagement with Jacquelyn Howard, Starbucks, and Melissa Ackerman, The Produce Alliance

Resources from Digital Dialogues Presenters