We are pleased to announce the opportunity to meet one-on-one with Arielle Moinester on March 17, 2015.
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Arielle is the Regional Technical Advisor in Agroenterprise and Small Enterprise Development for the international NGO Catholic Relief Services’ Europe, Middle East, and Central Asia region. A project manager, technical advisor, and entrepreneur, Arielle connects commercial and public sector strategies for holistic economic growth and food system development. Arielle works in regional and international value chains to achieve scalable impact in economic, social, and natural resource resilience objectives. She shares her personal food passions as co-owner of Cosmic Coconut, a raw juice and health food company based in her hometown of Memphis, TN. Arielle serves as Kiva Zip’s Agricultural Ambassador and is a founding Advisory Board Member of Ag Innovation Development Group. In 2004, Arielle co-founded Manos de Madres, a non-profit organization building small and micro-enterprises with craftswomen in Africa, Asia, and Latin America. Arielle worked with the International Food Policy Research Institute (IFPRI), AVRDC The World Vegetable Center in Tanzania, BioDimensions agricultural startup incubator, and the Women’s Earth Alliance India Women and Food Sovereignty Initiative.
Arielle earned her M.S. in Agricultural and Resource Economics and an M.S. in International Agricultural Development from the University of California, Davis.