Emily Genser

Emily Genser


Nonprofits Supported

Women for Afghan Women

Women for Afghan Women
Fresh Meadows, NY

Women for afghan women (waw) is a grassroots civil society organization dedicated to protecting and promoting the rights of disenfranchised afghan women and girls in afghanistan and new york. in particular, waw works to help afghan women and girls exercise their rights to pursue their individual potential to self-determination, and to representation in all areas of life—political, social, cultural, and economic. waw relentlessly advocates for women’s rights and challenges the norms that underpin gender-based violence to influence attitudes and bring about change.

World Central Kitchen

World Central Kitchen
Washington, DC

Founded in 2010 by chef josé andrés, world central kitchen (wck) uses the power of food to heal communities and strengthen economies in times of crisis and beyond. wck has created a new model for disaster response through its work helping devastated communities recover and establish resilient food systems. wck has served more than 45 million fresh meals to people impacted by natural disasters and other crises around the world in countries including the bahamas, indonesia, lebanon, mozambique, venezuela, and the united states. wck’s resilience programs in the caribbean and central america have trained hundreds of chefs and school cooks, advanced clean cooking practices, and awarded grants to farms, fisheries and small food businesses while also providing training and networking opportunities.

World Central Kitchen

World Central Kitchen
Washington, DC

Founded in 2010 by chef josé andrés, world central kitchen (wck) uses the power of food to heal communities and strengthen economies in times of crisis and beyond. wck has created a new model for disaster response through its work helping devastated communities recover and establish resilient food systems. wck has served more than 45 million fresh meals to people impacted by natural disasters and other crises around the world in countries including the bahamas, indonesia, lebanon, mozambique, venezuela, and the united states. wck’s resilience programs in the caribbean and central america have trained hundreds of chefs and school cooks, advanced clean cooking practices, and awarded grants to farms, fisheries and small food businesses while also providing training and networking opportunities.