Press Release: October 19th, 2023
We proudly unveil the inaugural winners of The Females in Food Spotlight Award, recognizing women who have made a significant impact on the food and beverage industry. These outstanding leaders have shown innovation, dedication, and a strong commitment to advancing the industry.
The Spotlight Award: A Recap
The Spotlight Award was conceived as a tribute to the women who have made significant contributions to the food and beverage industry across various sectors, including CPG, Retail, Food Service, B2B Suppliers, and Consultants. These women were nominated for having demonstrated not only exemplary leadership, innovation, and dedication but also a deep commitment to empowering others and advocating for women’s advancement.
We are thrilled to introduce you to the 12 phenomenal women who will be taking center stage as the recipients of The FIF Spotlight Award.
We’ll be spotlighting one winner each month over the coming year beginning in January 2024, sharing their stories, experiences, and wisdom with our community. In addition to receiving this spotlight, each winner also receives an annual membership to the Females in Food Community (valued at $348).
Meet the Trailblazers
Meet the inspiring women who are the inaugural winners of The FIF Spotlight Award. Click on their names below to see their LinkedIn profiles and follow along on LinkedIn @FemalesinFood.Community to learn more about each of them as we spotlight each winner in 2024.
- Jaime Underwood
- Yifat Rogers
- Julia Jones
- Darla Rieg
- Taylor Clarke
- Sandie Deas Ray
- Danyel O’Connor
- Colleen Madden
- MJ Kinney
- Tiffany Putland
- Katie Ohotto
- Angela Pumo
Join Us in Celebrating Excellence
At FIF, we are immensely proud of these outstanding women and their incredible achievements. We invite you to join us in celebrating their excellence and dedication to the food and beverage industry by reaching out to them or sharing this article.
Thank you for being a part of our community. Together, we can continue to support and empower women in the food and beverage industry, ensuring that their contributions are celebrated and acknowledged.