2022 Food Waste Solutions Summit
May 10-12, 2022 | Minneapolis, MN
Foundation Program Manager
Ali Berman serves as Foundation Program Manager at Kroger, managing the operations of The Kroger Co. Foundation and Zero Hunger | Zero Waste Foundation, including charitable fundraising and
grantmaking programs. Ali focuses on building an impactful and innovative grant portfolio, which includes catalytic philanthropic capital for food waste innovations. She is passionate about creating positive, measurable impact in the community and catalyzing innovation in the social impact space.
Ali brings experience from the non-profit, private and public sectors. She has experience in innovation,
program and project management, community growth, and philanthropy with over 10 years of experience working closely with executive teams, supporting partnerships, communities and entrepreneurs. Ali graduated with B.A. in Business and Spanish with a minor in International Affairs from Skidmore College. Her passions include innovation, impact investing, philanthropy, entrepreneurship and diversity and inclusion. In her free time, Ali enjoys traveling to all parts of the world and spending time with
friends and family.
Wednesday, May 11th
11:00am - 12:00pm
Breakout Sessions (Running Concurrently)
Thomas Swain Room
Financing the Race to Zero Waste: Trends in Investment (Presented by the Food Waste Funder Circle)
Investing in food waste reduction is an important climate change solution, but much more is needed to reach 2030 reduction goals. Presented by the Food Waste Funder Circle, this session will show how funders and innovators working together to develop and scale food waste solutions and explore the question of where your money can make the most impact.