Cherrie Atilano


Female Leadership

Job Title

Founder | Social Entrepreneur | UN Food Systems Champion | Young Global Leader at World Economic Forum


AGREA | Global Alliance for Improved Nutrition (Geneva, Switzerland)


Manila, Philippines




Cherrie has 22 years of experience in sustainable food systems and inclusive agribusiness as an advocate of women and youth in agriculture, agri-technology, malnutrition eradication and the responsible production and consumption for the future of food. She is a multi-awarded entrepreneur and ambassador on agricultural issues.

Speaking Topics

  • Next generation of investing in agribusiness in Asia

  • Food systems and food supply chain in Asia

  • New technologies in farming and agriculture: how applicable are they in the real world?

  • Sustainable agricultural practices

  • Women and youth empowerment

Expert Profile

The expert is the Founding Farmer, CEO and President of AGREA Agricultural System International, Inc., a for-purpose and inclusive business, that is creating the first replicable one-island economy that is zero hunger, zero waste, and zero insufficiency, – through the ‘Ecology of Dignity’ approach. She started teaching farmers at the age of 12, has 22 years of vast experience in Sustainable Food Systems.

She is a High-Level Ambassador of the United Nations Scaling Up Nutrition, an Advisory Board member of the World Bank Solutions for Youth Employment, 2020 class of the Young Global Leaders (YGL) – the World Economic Forum’s foundation for remarkable leaders under 40, and a Board Member of the Global Alliance for Improved Nutrition (GAIN) based in Geneva Switzerland. She is always one of the United Nations Food Systems Champions and the Philippines Department of Agriculture Food Security Ambassador.