Rhumi Maher is an aspiring entrepreneur in the consumer packaged goods industry. Inspired through her background in grocery retail and by the power of food to bring people together, she seeks to empower consumers with healthy food based innovations while fostering growth in local food systems.
A creative and marketing director hybrid with an entrepreneurial spirit for social and environmental impact. Fashion industry refugee. Marketing Director at Wildlife Works, a company that stops deforestation. Co-Founder of Sustainable Fashion Alliance.
Rachel Berliner Plattus is from New Haven, CT and currently lives in Boston, MA. She is Co-Creator of Beautiful Solutions, a storytelling and popular education project supporting people to imagine and create community-controlled solutions to the problems they face. Rachel also works with a national network of women religious and millennials through Nuns and Nones, and with Jewish organizers and spiritual leaders through Taproot. She is a graphic artist, a street medic, and a trainer with PeoplesHub. She likes to explore how to make meaning and support healing on big paper, in the dance studio, in the kitchen, in wild places, and in spaces that bring us into conversation, connection, and collective action with one another.
Olive is a returning-generation farmer and organizer. She is the newest land steward of her family’s 4th generation timber farm in North Carolina. Olive is passionate about building equitable food economies for black farmers and food business owners and is co-creating an investment fund to support and center black folks in the food system.