Christina Schiavoni of Grassroots International
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In this episode, Brenda interviews Dr. Christina Schiavoni, PhD, longtime food sovereignty activist and senior communications coordinator for Grassroots International.
 About Dr. Christina Schiavoni, PhD

Christina M. Schiavoni is Grassroots International’s Senior Communications Coordinator. A longtime food sovereignty activist, she was involved in the founding of the US Food Sovereignty Alliance and the Food Sovereignty Prize and the establishment of the Civil Society and Indigenous People’s Mechanism of the United Nations Committee on World Food Security. She has worked in partnership with social movements across the globe. She holds masters and PhD degrees from the International Institute of Social Studies in the Netherlands. Her research, based in Venezuela, focused on co-generation of knowledge by and for social movements. Passionate about the intersection of communications and movement-building, she is excited to contribute to Grassroots International in this area.

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