Join PHA Honorary Chair Michelle Obama and other guests in this free virtual event, as PHA highlights the work of our Pass the Love w/ Waffles + Mochi campaign and other important programs to transform the food landscape in pursuit of health equity.
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Since PHA’s founding in 2010, our annual summit has been an opportunity to celebrate success, launch partnerships, and uplift work that plays a critical role in transforming our nation’s food systems in pursuit of health equity. The PHA Summit convenes trailblazing leaders from the private sector, academia, government, and nonprofits whose work directly contributes to our vision of a more equitable and just food system.
This year, our summit coincides with the recent launch of Pass the Love w/ Waffles + Mochi — a campaign from PHA, Higher Ground Productions, and Michelle Obama inspired by the new show Waffles + Mochi, which is bringing the joy of cooking into homes around the country while raising funds to distribute Pass the Love meal kits to families facing food insecurity in communities around the country.
We'll soon be announcing more speakers and exciting details — we hope to see you on May 12!
We wanted to share the full program with you:
Welcome to the 2021 Summit
Nancy E. Roman
President and CEO of Partnership for a Healthier America
The Story of Pass the Love
Former First Lady and PHA Honorary Chair
Conversation with Pass the Love Partner: Walmart
Vice President of Pharmacy Operations, Walmart
CEO and Founder of Zipongo, PHA Board Member
Conversation with Pass the Love Partner: Blue Apron
Linda Findley Kozlowski
President and CEO, Blue Apron
Founder and President of Greene Group, PHA Board Member
Pass the Love Meal Kit Spotlight
Founder and CEO, Genuine Foods
Veggies Early & Often
Dr. Caree Cottwright, PhD, RDN
Assistant Professor, University of Georgia
Healthy Hunger Relief
Executive Director, The Food Group Minnesota
President and CEO, Houston Food Bank
Dr. Olajide Williams
Professor and Chief of Staff, Department of Neurology at the Columbia University, Associate Dean of Community Research and Engagement, and PHA Board Member
Transforming Retail Environments
Vice President Health & Sustainability, Ahold Delhaize USA
UN Food Systems Summit
Dr. Agnes Kalibata
UN Secretary General’s Special Envoy to the 2021 Food Systems Summit
COVID-19 Fresh Food Fund
Founder and Executive Director, Jovial Concepts & The Co-op at 1st
Director of Community Schools, Family Advocacy & Community Engagement, Aurora Public Schools
Chief of Partnerships and Strategy, Foodlink
Viviana Lopez Green
Senior Director of Affiliate Engagement at UnidosUS, and PHA Board Member
Keynote Event: 1:1 Interview Between Michelle Obama and Nancy E. Roman
Michelle Obama, Former First Lady and PHA Honorary Chair
Nancy E. Roman, President & CEO of Partnership for a Healthier America
Announcing the First Pass the Love Cities
Keisha Lance Bottoms
Mayor of Atlanta
Superintendent and CEO, Cleveland Metropolitan School District
Vice President of Partner Relations, Atlanta Community Food Bank
PHA Board Chair
Let your friends and family know you are coming to our event!
We look forward to seeing you online on May 12 at 1 PM EST.
In addition to attending our event on May 12, we hope you will consider making a donation to the Pass the Love w/ Waffles + Mochi campaign. Any amount can make a difference by helping us distribute meal kits to families and communities in need. Thank you for your support!