Ertharin Cousin


Ertharin Cousin born Chicago, IL May 12, 1957. “The Woman Who Feeds the World”; Director World Food Program 2012; lawyer and food executive; Nominee for UN Secretary General 2016.


To end hunger in my lifetime. . . We have the tools, the technology, the commitment at a global level from donor countries.” (The Telegraph, March 30, 2013)

Our responsibility is that we raise the resources and provide the support that is necessary to meet the food assistance needs of a hungry child, a poor person, wherever they are in the world.” (UN News Centre, May 1, 2013; photo