Talor Browne: Twice As Good For Half As Much – Gender Equality In The Workplace

“Gender discrimination and sexism is an uncomfortable topic”… “it’s up to all of us, men and women, to band together and make positive change” — extracts from an important #RecoDublin talk by Talor Browne, a 14 year veteran of the global specialty coffee industry and co-founder of the new Oslo roastery Talor&Jørgen.

Melanie Landthaler | Who’s Producing Your Coffee? – Gender Equality In Specialty Sourcing Strategies

Women are often responsible for the actual labor of coffee production, but rarely receive premiums or training to improve their livelihood and their work. In this #RecoDublin talk Melanie Landthaler, an independent sustainability consultant who has recently worked with Nespresso on gender equality in the coffee value chain, explains why this is a problem and …

Cerianne Bury: Competing For More – Women in Competition

Gender imbalance in coffee can often be extreme: this is apparent in barista competitions where women compete at a rate nearly three times lower than men. In this #RecoDublin talk, Cerianne Bury, Head of Quality at Trabocca, looks at how lack of support, lack of representation, and a number of other issues can create and …

Colleen Anunu: Gender: Workplace, Origin, Competition

Gender is a powerful and necessary lens to understand disparities in access and resources. Colleen Anunu, Sr. Manager of Coffee Supply for Fair Trade USA, lays the groundwork for talking about these issues that are interwoven into all aspects of the value chain, with this introduction to the Re:co Symposium Dublin session “Gender: Workplace, Origin, …