Katherine Walla
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Katherine Walla is Food Tank’s Newsdesk Coordinator and Intern Supervisor. She graduated from Georgetown University’s School of Foreign Service studying food justice and global hunger. Katherine has worked with nonprofit institutions and student organizations related to international affairs and social justice, and is also a neighborhood bartender!

Defining the Line: Good, Bad, and Neutral Food Tech

Food isn’t immune to technology’s influence as AI and Big Data create opportunities for innovation—as well as risks. At Food Tank’s second monthly conversation at NYU, experts evaluate the fork in the road for the future dividing good and bad food tech.

Partnerships to End Eating Disorders at Project HEAL

Project HEAL CEO Kristina Saffran talks about the key to fostering better relationships with food through closer relationships with peers. 

Defy the Divide: Enter the Gray Area for Food Solutions Says Nierenberg

On “Heritage Radio on Tour,” host Dana Cowin visits Food Tank President Danielle Nierenberg at the Slow Food Nations Leader Summit in Denver, Colorado.

Voting for Food Tank’s SXSW Panels on Diversity and Food Policy

Voting is now open for SXSW Panels including Food Tank’s panels featuring LGBTQ+ visibility, farmworker rights, and food in the 2020 election.

Trading Land for Lab: Cultivating Clean Meat

The Good Food Institute’s Bruce Friedrich talks about the options that may convince consumers to eat with the planet’s health in mind.

Brighter Bites Works to Fuel Kids with Healthy Food

Brighter Bites co-founders Lisa Helfman and Dr. Shreela Sharma provide fresh and healthy food options to families living far away from supermarkets.

The Bronner Mom Behind the Movement

Lisa Bronner transformed the curious costumers contacting Dr. Bronner’s into a movement demanding healthier products that better support farmers.

New Ways to Sell and Produce Food Arising at WeWork

At WeWorks across the world, startups not only share space; they share a role in shaping the future of food and a drive for transparency, says Tessa Price.

Five Ways You’re Responsible for Change in the Food System: Food Tank in L.A.

For these leaders in L.A., the trigger for change in the food system is not startups, corporations, or policies—it is a newly conscious and passionate general public refusing to accept the status quo.

Chobani Food Tech Residency Using Yogurt for Better Tech

Chobani’s manufacturing facilities are cultivating more than bacteria for yogurt—they’re also working to support early-stage food tech startups.