Qiana Mickie is the Founding Principal of QJM Multiprise, a consulting firm that uses food as a driver of enterprise, innovation, and equity. She has worked on fostering a food based solidarity economy in the New York region that increases farm viability, healthy food access, and leadership opportunities for small- mid scale regional farmers, youth, mixed income, Black, Brown, and other communities of color for over 11 years. Qiana also brings an equity-driven lens to her local, state, federal, and international policy work on issues such as food sovereignty, land stewardship, and health. In addition to the Farmers Market Coalition Board, Qiana also serves on the International Council of Urgenci, Coordination Committee of the Civil Society Mechanism (CSM) for the United Nations, as well as the boards of Farmers Market Coalition, South Bronx Farmers Market and The Point CDC. Qiana has a B.S. in Marketing from Hampton University and received her Food Hub Management Certification from the University of Vermont. She is also a proud member of the Farmers Market Coalition Working Group focused on building an Anti Racist Toolkit for farmers markets nationally.