BCD Speaker Series: Global Hunger and Poverty – Is China the answer or the problem?
Time: Saturday, September 20th at 7 pm
Location: QingXiangGe – Zhongfangjie #5 close to Hujialou station // 清香阁平价海鲜 朝阳区 中纺街5号(近朝阳医院向南100米) http://www.dianping.com/shop/516516
Looking forward to seeing you all there!
Speaker: Brett Rierson is World Food Program’s Representative in China, responsible for World Food Program’s relations with the Chinese Government, private sector and high net worth donors. Brett wants to take China’s unprecedented success in reducing hunger at home, and make it China’s greatest export.
The World Food Programme is the food assistance branch of the United Nations and the world’s largest humanitarian organization addressing hunger and promoting food security.
Speaker: Stefan Chow & Huiyi Lin, founders of thePoverty Line. The Poverty Line is the contextualization of poverty at a global level through food choices, economics and photography. Through visual typography, the project explores a simple question: what does it mean to be poor? ThePoverty Line was founded by market research specialist Lin Hui-Yi and World Press Photo winner Stefen Chow. The project started in China in 2010, and it has since been covered in 21 countries across 6 continents.