Colleen Anunu

Colleen Anunu specializes in value chain inclusive market access, risk management and quality upgrading programs which emphasize shared value, gender equity and farmer-first community development. As the Sr. Manager of Coffee Supply for Fair Trade USA Colleen focuses on strategic initiatives related to Fair Trade social premium investments, impact reporting and importer relations. Colleen has a masters degree in International Development from Cornell University, where her research investigated the impacts of smallholder participation in high-quality coffee value chains, with a specific lens on gender-inclusive upgrading strategies. She served as the research lead for the Coffee Quality Institute's Partnership for Gender Equity. Colleen has a professional background in coffee procurement, roasting and quality control, and is an Assistant Q Grader Instructor and SCAA Lead Instructor. She lives in Montréal, QC.