WASHINGTON, DC - Women Advancing Nutrition Dietetics and Agriculture (WANDA) is partnering with Springhill Company, Picture Motion, and Door Dash to host a virtual Sisterhood Supper with Recipe for Change: Amplifying Black Women on Sunday, August 14th at 5:30pm ET. Recipe for Change is a groundbreaking series produced by LeBron James’ the SpringHill Company for YouTube Originals. Each episode of Recipe for Change centers around the stories of a different community, celebratin
For too long voices of Black women from Africa and the Diaspora have been hidden or minimized. That's why the #IamWANDA hashtag is used to amplify the voices, images to improve the representation in food system leadership. In keeping with its mission, WANDA is uplifting the intergenerational voices of Black women in the Diaspora leading in their communities to unlock the power of food. Hear their stories and share to inspire another food shero in the making because representa
WASHINGTON, DC (June 16, 2022) – Kicking off Juneteenth weekend, Mayor Muriel Bowser signed a proclamation declaring the week of June 19 – 25 as the inaugural WANDA Week. As recognized in the Proclamation: “WANDA honors the rich agriculture and culinary contributions of women and girls of African descent who have been hidden figures in shaping our food systems.” WANDA is short for Women Advancing Nutrition Dietetics and Agriculture. “I am thrilled that the proclamation was is
WASHINGTON, DC - What are the voices of food freedom? Women Advancing Nutrition Dietetics and Agriculture (WANDA), a DC-based nonprofit organization, amplifies the voices of Black women and girls leading in the food system in this premiere video release prior to its Sisterhood Supper: #Juneteenth Celebration kicking off WANDA Week. Juneteenth represents not just emancipation of Black bodies and minds but also from colonized cuisines that have robbed our generational health. “
shares 5 ways to take action to address #breakthebias History Fact: Did you know WANDA was launched on International Women's Day in 2016? WASHINGTON, DC (March 8, 2022) - In celebration of International Women's Day, WANDA joins the global community of advocates in amplifying on social media the hashtag #BreaktheBias to raise visibility of gender discrimination and inequities faced by women especially Black women and girls whether in the Diaspora or Africa. During the pandemic
with a free Sisterhood Supper - Serving Self Care On June 19, 2021, from 4:00 p.m. - 7:00 p.m. at Oxon Run Park in Ward 8 EVENT UPDATE: Due to a 60% chance of rain, we have shifted to a Juneteenth virtual celebration to honor and have a soul healing conversation on food freedom with DC's food sheroes who have made an impact in our communities with special performances.
So the show must go on in the name of the ancestors. We are donating the Sisterhood Supper, flowers, and
Originally published on June 22, 2016 ABOUT THE CAMPAIGN Our girls need more "sheroes" leading the way to build healthy communities. In the "Where's Wanda?" book series, girls learn how African heritage foods can improve health in their communities. Each book features a female farmer, recipes, a local language and encourages readers to share their WANDA story. The first book will take place in Nigeria as Little Wanda finds a cure for her grandmother's diabetes. Donate, share