Carolyn Fairman

Carolyn Fairman, executive director of Coffee Kids, has been working in the coffee industry for 11 years. In her time with Coffee Kids she has helped create highly successful development programs in economic diversification, healthcare & nutrition, education, food security and capacity building in numerous coffee-farming communities in Latin America. Carolyn is also a member of the SCAA Sustainability Council. She received her master's in Latin American Studies from the University of New Mexico, where she focused on political science and gender. Prior to Coffee Kids, Fairman worked with a non-governmental organization in Guatemala helping returning refugees after the country's civil war.