March 7, 2020 – Brooklyn, New York
Nguyen Coffee Supply had its second SightGlass event at our roasting facility in Brooklyn. This month, in line with Women’s History Month, SightGlass explored the intersections between coffee, community, and culture specifically through the lens of female leadership and how women navigate professional growth and cultural shifts.
When they first arrived, guests joined one of two stations: an interactive phin brewing bar or a new coffee product demonstration (be on the lookout for this soon!). At the phin brewing bar, participants learned about the phin filter and how to use it properly. Then, they brewed their own cups of coffee using one of our signature blends.
On the other side of the room, guests received an exclusive first look at a new product collaboration Nguyen Coffee Supply is doing with Steeped Coffee. Each of our three signature blends were made into steepable coffee bags that guests then got to blind taste test and review directly. As it turned out, Grit was the most popular– receiving the most up-votes in each taste test!
Following the interactive stations, a moderated panel (Emily Saladino of Wine Enthusiast moderated) took place in which guests learned how the featured panelists (Naj Austin of Ethel's Club, Jane Kim-Smith of Team Epiphany/TIDE Film Festival, and Sahra Nguyen of Nguyen Coffee Supply) have built their businesses and brands, the hurdles and challenges of being a female leader in their respective industry, their takes on the movement toward gender equity, and much more.
From carving out spaces for women and people of color to paving the way for women in film to amplifying female voices in the food and beverage sphere, each panelist brought their incredible talents and experiences to the space and we are honored to have hosted them in conversation with one another. Missed out? You can listen to the panel discussion here. Be sure to keep in touch for the next SightGlass, held every first Saturday of the month!
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Learn how to brew your own phin filter coffee here.
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