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A Conversation in Cooking - with Mexican Chef Martha Ortiz

On Thursday, May 7, we welcomed IWF Mexico member, international award-winning restauranteur and chef Martha Ortiz for a conversation in cooking and the particular challenges for women chefs. 

Martha owns the restaurants Ella Canta in London and Dulce Patria in Mexico City, named one of Latin America’s Best 50 Restaurants. A proud Mexican, Martha is passionate about introducing true Mexican cuisine and flavors to a global audience. She is currently the Head Chef at Filigrana, a restaurant in Mexico City that showcases Mexico’s cultural heritage and feminine lineage.

On Thursday, May 7, we welcomed IWF Mexico member, international award-winning restauranteur and chef Martha Ortiz for a conversation in cooking and the particular challenges for women chefs.
A Conversation in Cooking - with Mexican Chef Martha Ortiz

IWF Game Changers: COVID-19 and the Global Food Supply

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The global food supply is under intense pressure from COVID-19, which is affecting nearly every aspect of human life. In this episode of “IWF Game Changers,” we hear from two members on the front lines of global food production and distribution about how this crisis is impacting availability around the world. Karen Caplan is President of IWF Southern California and CEO of Frieda’s Specialty Produce. Karla Chambers is Treasurer of IWF Oregon and co-owns Stahlbush Island Farms.

 

IWF Game Changers: COVID-19 and the Global Food Supply
IWF Game Changers: COVID-19 and the Global Food Supply

The Geopolitical Implications of COVID19 with The Hon. Grace Naledi Mandisa Pandor

On the 30th of April, we hosted a conversation with The Honourable Grace Naledi Mandisa Pandor, Minister of International Relations and Cooperation for South Africa and a founding member of IWF South Africa.

Minister Pandor has been tirelessly advocating for a collaborative global response to the COVID-19 pandemic. With cases continuing to rise in many countries, she will share her perspective on how this pandemic not only impacts South Africa and the African Union, but how it is reshaping the world order. Dr. Pandor is currently leading the charge of repatriating South African citizens who have been stranded around the world as a result of COVID-19.

The Geopolitical Implications of COVID19 with The Hon. Grace Naledi Mandisa Pandor
The Geopolitical Implications of COVID19 with The Hon. Grace Naledi Mandisa Pandor

A Conversation with Kathy Sullivan, Astronaut and the Most Vertical Girl in the World

Just in time to celebrate both Earth Day and the Hubble Space Telescope's 30th anniversary, our conversation with Kathy reviewed the transformative power of satellite imagery and the importance of the Hubble Telescope for everything from global defense to economic activity. She offered her perspective on the environmental impact of the pandemic, having served as the Undersecretary of Commerce for Oceans and Atmosphere at the U.S. National Oceanographic and Atmospheric Administration (NOAA).

A Conversation with Kathy Sullivan, Astronaut and the Most Vertical Girl in the World.
A Conversation with Kathy Sullivan, Astronaut and the Most Vertical Girl in the World

Mindfulness in the Time of a Pandemic with Dr. Ellen J. Langer

On April 16, IWF hosted Massachusetts Women's Forum member and Mother of Mindfulness, Dr. Ellen J. Langer, for a virtual presentation on the prevalence of mindlessness and how it creates limits of our own making for our health and well being.

Mindfulness in the Time of a Pandemic with Dr. Ellen J. Langer
Mindfulness in the Time of a Pandemic with Dr. Ellen J. Langer
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