GAC Events

View the Global Advisory Council's past and upcoming events here:

Field Visit to Peru

September 8-15, 2019

Join us for this special experience to see TechnoServe’s coffee and cocoa work in action, speak directly with beneficiaries, and forge meaningful connections with fellow members and TechnoServe leaders.


Council Conversation: Creating Shared Value in Fragile Economies in Partnership with Nespresso

August 13, 2019

The next Global Advisory Council Conversation event will feature Myriam Sainz, TechnoServe's Director of Strategic Initiatives. Myriam leads our strategic partnership with Nespresso and is excited to share her experience identifying how to best invest in coffee communities hit by conflict or crisis.  Myriam led the scale-up of the Nespresso AAA Sustainable Quality™ Program, impacting over 60,000 coffee farming families in East Africa, and developed Nespresso’s Reviving Origins programs across Zimbabwe, Puerto Rico, and formerly South Sudan.


Global Advisory Council Breakfast in New York

June 17, 2019

Global Advisory Council members and other close supporters are invited to a breakfast to meet TechnoServe Benin’s Country Director, James Obarowski, to discuss how TechnoServe is creating lasting change in Benin. James is excited to share updates on the country’s flagship programs, such as BeninCajù—a project that will increase the yields and revenues for over 40,000 smallholder farmers and create thousands of jobs.


Friends of TechnoServe Cocktail Reception in San Francisco

May 30, 2019

Join us for a special evening of drinks, discussion, and hors d’oeuvres to meet other TechnoServe volunteers and supporters who share your passion for international development and to learn about initiatives like TechnoServe Labs, a new project that will leverage technology-based solutions to make a unique and powerful contribution to poverty reduction around the world.


Council Conversation: Building a Stronger Future

April 30, 2019

Global Advisory Council members are invited to join an exclusive discussion with Kindra, TechnoServe’s Chief Transformation Officer. During this dynamic conversation, Kindra will share insider updates about plans to strengthen TechnoServe for sustainable growth and tactical steps for delivering greater impact.