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Ashley Baxstrom
Works at United Nations
Attended New York University
Lives in New York, New York
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In addition to committing to reducing food waste and loss and improving nutrition, G20 ministers also noted that among other things, sustainable food systems should help address climate change. “Improvement of soil fertility, water retention capacity and restoration of degraded land are key elements to improve agricultural productivity for food security in a changing climate,” they said.
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Very cool rights- and principles-based approach: Fair Food Program founded on the principle corporations are responsible for the impact of their purchasing power:
The Coalition of Immokalee Workers has been successful where other low-wage worker struggles have not because of its sophisticated organizing strategy.
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In the entire history of the United States Senate, a mere 44 women have served. Ever. Those few who have were elected to a club they were never meant to join.
Kay Hagan just wanted to swim. It was late 2008, and the Democrat was newly arrived on Capitol Hill as North Carolina’s junior senator-elect. But Hagan was told that the Senate pool was males-only. Why? Because some of the male senators liked to swim naked. It took an intervention by Senator Chuck Schumer, head of the Rules Committee, to put...
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In New York City, eating at Hu Kitchen, Amy’s Bread, Quintessence, D’Vida Health Bar, or Pop Karma on the 24th will help support the Birds Nest Foundation to put gardens in schools around the city. Or attend the Big Apple Crunch to participate in eating an apple with thousands of other New Yorkers to celebrate healthy and local food.
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Zero Hunger “is a challenge and it’s a hope. It gives us a concrete framework so we can get to a situation where everyone is well fed. I think that’s a realizable goal over the next 50 years.”
The Zero Hunger Challenge, a campaign that the United Nations began in 2012, lays out five goals that focus on food supplies and children.
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Food waste breaks my heart - but we can break the cycle.
#ZeroWaste   for +Zero Hunger 
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UN Global Pulse Urgently seeking experienced Project Manager Data 4 Climate Action innovation challenge in 2015. https://lnkd.in/d9qHmPV 
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Today, some three million Haitians remain unsure where their next meal will come from.
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Threats and harassment are increasingly how straight white men deal with a world that no longer revolves exclusively around them.
The outrage isn’t about ‘ethics’ or even really gaming. It’s about harassing women to protest the movement for female equality
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Occupation
Policy Advisor - Executive Office of the Secretary-General - Office of the Special Representative for Food Security & Nutrition
Employment
  • United Nations
    Zero Hunger Challenge, 2012 - present
  • The Revealer
    Editorial Assistant, 2011 - 2012
    Writer, Editor, Blogger
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Currently
New York, New York
Previously
Wooster, OH - Los Angeles, CA - Greencastle, IN - Rome, Italy
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"Free speech is the beginning of a liberal order, not the end." - Leon Wieseltier
Bragging rights
There are a few things that I’m good at: tactical analysis, hand-to-hand combat, I'm a decent cook.
Education
  • New York University
    MA, Religious Studies, 2010 - 2012
  • DePauw University
    2003 - 2007
  • Wooster High School
    2003
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Gender
Female