“How Values Set the Stage for the Next Generation”

It was our pleasure to interview Mitzi Perdue. If you missed the webcast, you can view it below.  Please forgive us as we missed the opening 30 seconds with technical difficulties.

Mitzi Perdue is the widow of chicken icon, Frank Perdue and daughter of Ernest Henderson, a founder of Sheraton Hotels.

She holds degrees from Harvard University and George Washington University, is a past president of the 35,000 member American Agri-Women and was one of the U.S. Delegates to the United Nations Conference on Women in Nairobi. She currently writes for the Academy of Women’s Health, and GEN, Genetic Engineering & Biotechnology News.

Most recently, she’s authored Tough Man, Tender Chicken, Business and Life Lessons from Frank Perdue, and I Didn’t Bargain for This, her story of growing up as a hotel heiress. She also programmed a computer app, B Healthy U, designed to help people track the interactions of lifestyle factors that influence their energy, sleep, hunger, mood, and ability to handle stress. In addition to being a programmer and software developer, Mitzi is also an artist and designer of EveningEggs™ handbags.

In addition, Mitzi is the author of the I Want to EggScape™ Book, A Quick Guide to Successful Media Appearances, and six cookbooks, including The Farmers’ Cookbook series and the Perdue Chicken Cookbook. She is also the author of more than 1600 newspaper and magazine articles on food, agriculture, the environment, philanthropy, biotechnology, genetic engineering, and women’s health.


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