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Six ingredients to change the world 

March 19, 20187:00 p.m.
Casa Árabe Auditorium (at Calle Alcalá, 62). 7:00 p.m. Free entry until the event’s capacity is reached.
In Spanish.

Casa Árabe has organized this conference, to be given by chef, educator and entrepreneur Najat Kaanache, with the cooperation of the Eighth “Women Who Transform the World” event.

Participating in the conference along with Kaanache is Alicia Gómez Montano, a Spanish journalist and university professor. Presented by Nuria Medina, Casa Árabe’s Culture Coordinator.

Formerly the director of the show “Informe Semanal” for eight years, Alicia Gómez Montano will be moderating a dialogue with the best-known chef of Moroccan origin in the world, Najat Kaanache, an inspiring entrepreneur and defender of women’s rights who has made her dreams come true, focusing on the idea that every challenge in changing the world can be overcome by using six main ingredients. She has created a charitable initiative to protect the origin of products.

Najat Kaanache. A chef, humanitarian, educator and entrepreneur born in San Sebastián to a Moroccan family, after studying film and theater in London, Kaanache decided to pursue an education in cooking and has worked at some of the finest restaurants in the world (Noma, El Bulli, etc.). A researcher and creator of gourmet foods, she came up with the project Sixingredients based on the idea that just six ingredients are needed to change the world: our five senses and our own awareness. It is a transformative project for ecology and gourmet cuisine that uses the “Community Guardians” concept which she runs out of her restaurant, Nur, in Fez, Morocco.

Alicia Gómez Montano (Madrid, Spain) has a PhD in Information Sciences from the Universidad Complutense de Madrid and is now a professor of television journalism in various Master’s degree programs. She began her career in radio. In 2012, she published the book “In Favor of an Ethical Viewpoint: Conversations with Alicia Gómez Montano,” in which she talks about her profession as a journalist since the time when she began at Radio Nacional de España to her job as the director of Informe Semanal. In November of 2017, she was chosen to be Vice-President of the Spanish section of Reporters Without Borders, replacing Alfonso Armada, who took over as the organization’s president.
Six ingredients to change the world