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Meet Storytelling Conference Keynote Ben Conard
By Tiffani Mensch on July 07, 2020
Don’t miss our Q&A with conference keynote speaker Ben Conard!
Dedicated to great taste, consumer health, and sustainable sourcing, Ben Conard founded Five North Chocolate®, an award winning, Certified LGBT Business Enterprise® supporting cacao farmers around the world by creating deliciously nutritious, Fair Trade Certified chocolate snacks. For his work in the fair trade movement, Fairtrade International named Ben one of the Top 10 Biggest Fair Trade Advocates in the World and #1 in the U.S. His passion for fair trade has taken him to the TEDx stage and to fair trade farms in Ecuador and artisan workshops in India.
Ben celebrates all cultures and people. As a U.S. Ambassador for Congress, he spent a year in Germany representing the U.S. to strengthen diplomatic relations. As a human rights activist, he was named one of 40 LGBT Leaders Under 40 by Business Equality Magazine. As a social entrepreneur, he truly believes in the power of business to create positive impact for all stakeholders including producers, farmers, manufacturers, suppliers, retailers, and consumers.