Speakers and Presenters

The FTF Conference brings together speakers and presenters to provide businesses with practical knowledge and skills as well as to inspire our community with leading ideas and innovations within the global fair trade movement.

While we continue to work to finalize conference content, here are confirmed sessions and speakers to-date:


Bob Chase

Chief Executive Officer, SERRV

A Fair Trade Journey: Working towards a More Sustainable World


Colleen Clines and Maggie Clines

Co-Founder & CEO and Creative Director, Anchal Project

Designing Change: Applying Design Thinking to a World in Need


Kirsten Dickerson

Founder & CEO, Raven and Lily

Looking to the Future: Targeting a New Fair Trade Customer


Ryan Zinn

Organic & Fair Trade Coordinator, Dr. Bronner’s


Christine Goetz

Managing Director, Mata Traders


Alissa Head

Store Manager, Global Gifts


Colvin EnglisH

Co-Founder, ByHand Consulting


Sam Carpenter

Executive Director,  Global Gifts

Kevin Natapow

Retail Consultant, Creative Retail Solutions


Monika Firl

Director of Sustainability, CoopCoffees

Jerónimo Pruijn

Executive Director, Símbolo de Pequeños Productores (SPP)


Liza Moiseeva

Co-Founder and Director of Marketing, GlobeIn

Christine Goetz

Managing Director, Mata Traders


Josh Johnson

The Kentucky Gent

Kara DeLost

Director of Marketing, Power


Darlene Rohrer-Meck

Ten Thousand Villages of Cincinnati and Harper's Point