Join us for a conversation with Yorm Ackuaku, the founder of esSense 13. A platform dedicated to raising the profile of African food globally, esSense 13 has hosted events including the African continent's first food hackathon, food business pitch competitions and dining experiences in Accra, New York City, Washington D.C. and London. A former CPA, Yorm graduated from Marquette University and holds an MBA degree from Northwestern University's Kellogg School of Management. In 2018, Yorm launched and is host of 'Item 13: An African Food Podcast', an audio production that celebrates the stories of African food entrepreneurs around the world. After 2 years of self-production, Item 13 is now part of Heritage Radio Network, America’s premier food radio station. She was also recently featured in Food & Wine, for her work in promoting African cuisines on a global stage. 
 

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