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What piece of advice has stuck with you? Gustafson imparts the most important advice given to her by her mother. 

Ellen's Biography

Early Career Ambitions: Diane Sawyer
Earliest Memory: Dancing with her father when he arrived home from work.
Favorite Foods: Tzatziki and hot sauce
Philosophy for Dinner: "If your great-grandmother wouldn't recognize it, it probably isn't food."

Ellen Gustafson is committed to revolutionizing the global food system. She is the Founder and Director of the 30 Project, a think-and-do tank bringing together key organizations and activists to discuss hunger, obesity and sustainable agriculture. Ellen is also the Co-Founder of FEED Project, LLC and its non-profit partner, the FEED Foundation, which are working to create products that help to feed the world.  

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