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Jun 21, 2013

Guess who is speaking at the World Food Prize?

Tony Blair, Howard G. Buffett, and Ritu Sharma to Chair "40 Chances" Panel at World Food Prize

Dear Friend,

On June 19, at the State Department, Ambassador Kenneth Quinn announced a special panel at the World Food Prize in October.  The panel is titled “40 Chances,” a term which represents the number of growing seasons that a farmer can expect during his or her lifetime. With the theme of “Redefining the Fight Against Hunger, Poverty, and Suffering,” this discussion will bring together former Prime Minister and Founder of the Africa Governance Initiative Tony Blair, Howard G. Buffett, farmer and President of the Howard G. Buffett Foundation, and Ritu Sharma, co-founder and President of Women Thrive Worldwide. We are truly honored to be part of such an esteemed panel, on which Ritu will  emphasize that small, women farmers should guide the development and adoption of solutions to address world hunger.

To see the press release, please visit the Howard G. Buffett Foundation. Here is a link to our announcement of the panel:  Women Thrive Worldwide World Food Prize Panel 

This is really exciting news for Women Thrive, and we wanted to share it with you. We could not do this work without caring individual supporters like you.

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