CHHS Faculty Constance Gewa to Present on Food Sustainability at 17 Rooms-U Summit

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Constance Gewa Set to Speak on Food Sustainability in Upcoming 17 Rooms-U Summit.

Constance Gewa, associate professor in the Department of Nutrition and Food Studies, will be speaking on methods to increase food sustainability in an upcoming event, the 17 Rooms-U Summit, held by Mason’s Institute for a Sustainable Earth. Gewa will co-moderate Room 2, Zero Hunger, with Dann Sklarew, professor from the College of Science, and J. P. Singh, professor in the Schar School of Policy and Government. Mason’s 17 Rooms-U Summit will be held virtually on October 1, 2021.

Developed by The Rockefeller Foundation and the Brooking’s Institute, 17 Rooms is an event designed to help organizations identify partnerships and practical steps to accelerate progress on the United Nation’s 17 Sustainable Development Goals. After the summit, insights and findings from each room will be communicated in a report to advance the steps toward reaching the U.N.’s Sustainable Development Goals.

For more information, please visit the Institute for a Sustainable Earth’s 17 Rooms-U Summit webpage.