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Women's History Salons
Tasty Characters: Gender and Marketing in the Food World
Emily Contois, Emily Elyse Miller, Dana Cowin (moderator)
Friday, March 12, 2021 | 6 pm ET | Free

Event Details

Presented LIVE on Zoom

The Center for Women’s History spotlights exciting female entrepreneurs in the food and fine dining worlds. Join Dana Cowin—former editor-in-chief of Food & Wine magazine and host of the podcast Speaking Broadly—as she interviews brilliant and powerful women about their research, tastes, and careers.

How has the marketing around breakfast foods contributed to gender stereotypes through the decades? Dana Cowin talks to two experts on marketing and the food industry: Emily Elyse Miller, is the founder/CEO of next-generation cereal brand OffLimits and author of Phaidon's BREAKFAST: The Cookbook featuring 380 traditional breakfast recipes from around the world. Emily Contois is assistant professor of media studies at the University of Tulsa and author of Diners, Dudes and Diets.


The day before the program, a member of New-York Historical’s staff will contact all registered attendees from the email address womenshistory@nyhistory.org with instructions on how to join. An additional reminder will be sent within two hours of the program start time. If you do not receive a message, please check your spam folder.

Lead support for the Center for Women's History programs provided by Joyce B. Cowin, Diane and the late Adam E. Max, Jean Margo Reid, and the Andrew W. Mellon Foundation.

Emily Contois photo by KC Hysmith; Emily Elyse Miller photo by Nicole Franzen


Creative: Tronvig Group