Conversation Series with VP of PepsiCo, March 19

Christine Daugherty, Vice President of Sustainable Agriculture & Responsible Sourcing at PepsiCo
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Christine Daugherty, Vice President of Sustainable Agriculture & Responsible Sourcing at PepsiCo

The Arkansas Global Changemakers Initiative and University of Arkansas Graduate Net Impact Chapter are proud to partner with the University of Arkansas School of Law and LL.M. in Agricultural and Food Law to continue their Conversation Series with Christine Daugherty, vice president of sustainable agriculture and responsible sourcing at PepsiCo.

Christine leads a team that works to sustainably source the more than 25 crops PepsiCo uses in its products. Her team's efforts span 60 different countries, reach more than 40,000 farmers, and support over 100,000 agricultural jobs. Direct engagement with suppliers and business partners is a centerpiece of her team's efforts to prevent, mitigate and address adverse human rights impacts. Christine is also responsible for establishing and overseeing a range of partnerships to advance the company's women's empowerment agenda across its global agricultural supply chain.

Prior to joining to PepsiCo, Christine worked at Tyson Foods, where she most recently served as vice president of sustainable food production. Christine holds a J.D. from the U of A School of Law, a post-doctoral in plant gene regulation from the University of Florida, a Ph.D. in plant physiology from Louisiana State University, and an M.S. in plant pathology from Iowa State University.

The meeting will take place via Zoom from noon to 1 p.m. CT Friday, March 19. Participants can register for the event.

All students, faculty, staff and community members are welcome to attend. If you are interested in this conversation, but are not able to attend, please still register, as the recording link will be sent to all registered attendees. For further questions, please contact Olga Khokhryakova at ovkhokhr@uark.edu.

About Net Impact: The global Net Impact Chapter network is made up of student organizations and professional groups working to build a more just and sustainable world. By running diverse program initiatives, chapters drive meaningful change on their campuses, in their workplace, and in their communities.

About Arkansas Global Changemakers: This initiative brings communities together to enhance local approaches to global challenges. It begins by setting into global context the pressing social issues facing Arkansans and by leading students to assess the public and private agencies, the corporations and small businesses, and the cross-sectoral social change ecosystems that address these concerns at home. Students, faculty, and local and international community partners work together to develop innovative, viable, and scalable solutions, to apply best practices across cultural boundaries, and ultimately to make a measurable impact on shared challenges.

Contacts

Olga Khokhryakova , graduate student
Arkansas Global Changemakers
479-800-4477, ovkhokhr@uark.edu

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