Mark your calendar for this year's Annual Meeting on February 25-28.

Yomi Abiola, an editor at Vogue Italia online; Safia Andani Alhassan, Chair of the Pagsung Shea Pickers and Processors Association; Shannon Hess, Associate Director-Responsible Sourcing, Burt’s Bees; and Naa-Sakle Akuete, founder and CEO of Eu’Genia Shea, discuss a unique worldwide initiative that promotes the sustainability of the shea butter industry and economic empowerment for the women of Africa.

Photography by LILA PHOTO