Women's Panel: Phenomenal Foodies

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Name: Women's Panel: Phenomenal Foodies
Date: April 12, 2018
Time: 5:30 PM - 8:00 PM EDT
Registration: Sorry, public registration for this event has been closed.
Event Description:
Have you ever wondered:
- What it's like to switch careers, open a restaurant, manage a catering company, start a non-profit organization, move to a new country, publish a new magazine, or star on "Chopped"?
- How new ideas become new businesses?
-How women in charge take charge of their lives?

Join the conversation!
These women have the recipe for success.


Moderator:
Martha Bebinger, WBUR Reporter

Panelists:
Marie-Claude Mendy - grew up in Senegal, lived in Paris, London, and Washington, D.C., worked in Finance in Boston, opened Teranga (Senegalese restaurant) in the South End in 2009, won $10,000 on "Chopped." 
- Edible Boston 
 
Ashley Stanley - grew up in Boston, founder of Lovin'Spoonfuls, an organization that has rescued and distributed over 9 million pounds of food to people in need. Two time winner of Mass Challenge Competition, 2011 Boston Business Journal's "Emerging Leader," one of 2013 BBJ's "40 under 40," named by the Boston Globe as a "Game Changer," and in Boston Magazine's "Power of Ideas," an Oxfam International's Sisters of the Planet Ambassador, Fellow at the 2013 Nantucket Project, member of TEDWomen, and a TEDx community speaker, guest on NPR, and has written for The Huffington Post's "ReClaim" campaign. - LovinSpoonfulsinc.org
 
Renita Mendonca - grew up in Mumbai; has lived in Dubai, Oman. Won a scholarship to Johnson & Wales University in Providence, RI. Interned at The French Laundry in CA. Owner of catering company, "Seasoned and Spiced" and the restaurant, "Dates & Olives Mediterranean Grill." Juggled competition on "Chopped" and nursing a new baby. -CravingBoston.wgbh.org 
 
Ilene Bezahler -grew up in the Greater NYC area, worked in the corporate world where she traveled the world, left the corporate world to work at Allandale Farm as the Marketing and Wholesale Manager. Started "Edible Boston" in 2006, recently Co-Founded "The Food Voice."  - EdibleBoston.com/Contributors  

Networking/Appetizers, cash bar, followed by panel discussion.
Event Sponsors:

Venue Host

Maya Angel Lotus: $1,000

Morning Glorias: $250

Location:
Showcase SuperLux Chestnut Hill
55 Boylston St, Chestnut Hill, MA 02467
Date/Time Information:
Thursday, April 12, 2018
5:30-8:00 P.M.
Contact Information:
Fees/Admission:
Sponsorships:
Maya Angel Lotus: $1,000
For small, medium, and large businesses
150 word business description on Chamber Website Event Page and in Event Program
Opportunity to put promotional materials in goody bags
Verbal recognition
Company logo on promotional materials and at event
8 event tickets
 
Susan Anemones: $500
For small, medium, and large businesses
Opportunity to put promotional materials in goody bags
Verbal recognition
Company logo on promotional materials and at event
4 event tickets
 
Morning Glorias: $250
For small businesses only
Opportunity to put promotional materials in goody bags
Company logo on promotional materials and at event
2 event tickets

Tickets:
Students: $15
Chamber Members: $30
General Public: $40
New Chamber Member in Month of March: $0 (Contact Debbie@BrooklineChamber.com)
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