“Women’s handprints can be found at every point in coffee…”

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Allison Aubrey writes for NPR's The Salt blog, who today published this feature on four East African coffee producers visiting DC as part of a trip funded by the International Women's Coffee Alliance and the International Trade Centre's Women in Coffee Project. The four women are representatives of Burundi, Tanzania, Rwanda, and Kenya, and their … [Read more...]

International Women’s Coffee Alliance Announces 2013 Convention

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The International Women's Coffee Alliance are now accepting registration for their third-annual International Convention, which happens from February 7th-9th in Guatemala City. The organization is offering extensive educational pre-tours from February 4th-6th, cupping roundtables, and a chance to discuss a variety of themes throughout the … [Read more...]

Women In Coffee: SF Educational Series

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San Francisco's community food space 18 Reasons will be hosting a program called "Women In Coffee: Their voices, lives and dreams from farm to cup" with Equator Coffees' Kimberly Easson and Helen Russel. This program will feature a lecture followed by a tasting. More from Brown Paper Tickets: The class will begin with a talk by Kimberly, widely … [Read more...]

Women In Coffee: Sister Rosetta Tharpe

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Via Wikipedia: "Sister Rosetta Tharpe was an American pioneering gospel singer, songwriter and recording artist who attained great popularity in the 1930s and 1940s with a unique mixture of spiritual lyrics and early rock and roll accompaniment. She became the first great recording star of gospel music in the late 1930s and also became known as the … [Read more...]