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Ignite Agave: Women of Mezcal

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From the Aztec goddess of agave, Mayahuel, to the women in the agave fields, Mezcal is female! Join us for an electric and engaging panel discussion centered around the women reshaping the agave industry. This high energy style presentation has live music, slide show visuals for a deeper understanding and of course mezcal!

5:30pm: Doors open, DJ, Bar Open
6:00pm: Ignite Agave! Seating
6:15pm: Live Mariachi band
6:25pm – Welcome guests
6:30pm: Diana Pinzón (Mezcal Zincantan)
6:40pm: Kristen Lear (Bat Conservation International), Francesca Claverie (Borderlands Conservation Network)
6:50pm: Yuan Ji (Erstwhile Mezcal)
7pm: Intermission
7:15pm: Lorena Carreño (Mezcal Carreño)
7:25pm: Lauren Espinoza, Adriana Torres de la Huerta (Las Mujeres de Bacanora and Maguey Mexico – Sonoran Chapter)
7:35pm: Julie Anne Figeruas
7:45pm: Panel Q&A
8:15pm: Enjoy Downtown Tucson and MezCrawl!
Sponsored by Rio Nuevo, UA College of Social and Behavioral Sciences, Women's Foundation for the State of Arizona, Earth's Healing, Integrated Axis Group, Roux Events, Taking Up Space

Featured mezcals: Mezcal Carreño, Banhez, Zinacantán