Executive Director, FoodLab Detroit
Devita Davison is executive director at FoodLab Detroit, a membership-based nonprofit focused on entrepreneurs and communities who have been traditionally under-resourced that aims to build economic power and resilience by supporting locally owned food entrepreneurs. In this position since 2014, she works to cultivate, connect, and catalyze a supportive community of food entrepreneurs with the goal of creating a new food economy that acknowledges the importance of food justice, community representation, local ownership and sustainability. Davison was previously managing director of Detroit Kitchen Connect, a board member of Hopeful Harvest, and founder/owner of Southern Pantry Company. She was a 2014 TEDx Detroit speaker, 2014 UIX Urban Innovator and was named one of 100 Women to Watch in Wellness by mindbodygreen.