José Andrés Discusses Benefits of Clean Cookstoves

Global activist Jose Andres tells a GW class that clean cookstoves could change lives in developing countries. (William Atkins/G
Global activist Jose Andres tells a GW class that clean cookstoves could change lives in developing countries. (William Atkins/GW Today)
January 23, 2017

“How could you not be inspired listening to José Andrés?” asked Rick Leach, president and CEO of World Food Program USA. If its frequent applause was any indication, the audience that filled the Jack Morton Auditorium agreed.

Mr. Andrés, a global activist who owns restaurants in several states and in the District, seamlessly transitioned between cracking well-received jokes and delivering sobering accounts of poverty and abuse in the developing world.

 

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