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Devita Davison

Devita Davison

Keynote Speaker: Executive Director of FoodLab Detroit, Food Justice, Community Representation & Sustainability Advocate

Devita Davison Biography

Devita Davison combines her passion for culinary arts with activism and entrepreneurship. She has spoken and facilitated workshops on food justice, entrepreneurship and the localist movement at the Kellogg Foundation Food & Community conference, Just Food Conference, Netroots Nation, Omega Institute and the BALLE conference.

As Executive Director of FoodLab Detroit, a non-profit organization that represents a diverse community of food businesses and allies working to make good food a sustainable reality for all Detroiters, Davison works to provide support to over 200+ food businesses through resource connection, mentoring, high-quality workshops, field-trips and networking opportunities - all with the goal of cultivating good food businesses. A native Detroiter, Davison moved back home after running a specialty food retail shop in Brooklyn, New York and now plays a leading role in Detroit's emerging food scene.

Davison was previously the Managing Director for Detroit Kitchen Connect, a network of shared, commercial kitchen spaces. She worked to grow the program from a visionary idea to a multiple facility operation that is bringing people together, building a more inclusive food economy and challenging the social, political and economic structures that reinforce inequities.

Davison writes on local food systems and has been quoted in the media including: Detroit News, Detroit Free Press, Crain's Detroit, Michigan Corp!, Civil Eats, Policy Link and Urban Innovation Exchange.

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Devita Davison Videos

How urban agriculture is transforming Detroit | Devita Davison
Race and Equity in the Good Food Movement | Devita Davison
Nothing about us, without us, is for us. | Devita Davison | TEDxBrum

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What topics does Devita Davison speak about?

Devita Davison is a keynote speaker and industry expert who speaks on a wide range of topics such as Food & Beverage, Sustainability, Entrepreneurship, Non-Profit & Association, Social Justice, Agriculture, Environmental Science, Science, Environment, Conservation, Climate Change, Culture, Social Activism, Civil Rights, Business and Finance.

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Devita Davison generally travels from Detroit, MI, USA and can be booked for (private) corporate events, personal appearances, keynote speeches, or other performances.

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Devita Davison is a keynote speaker and industry expert who speaks on a wide range of topics including Food & Beverage, Sustainability and Entrepreneurship. The estimated speaking fee range to book Devita Davison for live events is Below $10,000, and for virtual events Below $10,000. Devita Davison generally travels from Detroit, MI, USA and can be booked for (private) corporate events, personal appearances, keynote speeches, or other performances. Similar motivational celebrity speakers are Jasmine Crowe-Houston, Gary Oppenheimer and Winona LaDuke. Contact All American Speakers for ratings, reviews, videos and information on scheduling Devita Davison for an upcoming event.

Speaker profile last updated by AAE Talent Team on 16/11/2023.

Devita Davison Videos

How urban agriculture is transforming Detroit | Devita Davison
Race and Equity in the Good Food Movement | Devita Davison
Nothing about us, without us, is for us. | Devita Davison | TEDxBrum

Devita Davison Reviews

  • Devita's message and delivery was as inspiring as we'd hoped for! She's such a skilled speaker and many attendees emailed letting me know they were moved and uplifted by her talk. Devita has a way of speaking to the heart, not just the mind and it's incredibly effective at activating people.
    Ottawa Food Bank - Oct 04 2022

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