Coffee Events & Speaking
Sustainable Coffee Speaker for Hire
Need an expert sustainable coffee speaker for your upcoming event?
I value networking events to meet people and share information and experiences. I want to learn and share ideas to catalyse sustainable coffee practices within often complex political, social and economic environments.
Pacific Legal Network
In August 2019, I presented to Pacific Legal Network, and international and domestic investors concerning ethical and sustainable coffee production. The discussions focused on coffee growers facing the lowest real prices on record, low productivity, and environmental and gender challenges. I also discussed ways in which coffee producers can gain a good price for their products, giving them the reward they deserve for their hard work.
These events allow exploration and discussion of diverse approaches associated with fighting poverty.
I am always inspired to engage with forward thinkers who want to contribute ideas and energy to our world.
Double Shot Coffee Fiesta
In October 2018, I was the keynote speaker at the annual Double Shot Coffee Fiesta hosted by the City of Unley in Adelaide, South Australia. The Fiesta celebrates and recognises the critical role of everyone, and in particular women, in the coffee supply chain from planting the seeds to processing to trading to brewing to serving fabulous coffee. Discussions focused on themes of sustainability, gender, improvement, relevance, rigour, engagement, accessibility, truthfulness, efficiency, impartiality and transparency.
CARE International Australia
In 2017, I presented research results of the Laos study “Contribution of coffee production to household expenditure and consumption” to CARE in Australia. The presentation supported program delivery and also informed future program design.
International Coffee Day, Laos
In 2016, I helped organise the first celebration of International Coffee Day in Vientiane, Laos. I worked with producers, suppliers and café owners in the Lao coffee industry to organise a family-friendly public event. It celebrated Laos’s rich history of coffee and recognised women’s roles in coffee from farming and processing to trading and brewing.
It was highly successful, attracting over 500 people including coffee lovers, donors, traders, café owners and tourists. The event was so popular that I helped to organise the second event the following year, to an even bigger attendance.
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