Laura Allais-Maré is the founder and current leader and full-time volunteer of the SLOW FOOD convivium in Dubai, a start up which has been fully funded by herself and her husband.A commitment to sharing knowledge and enabling people to become more responsible for the food they eat and where it comes from, Laura also initiated the Balcony and Urban Gardening group of the Middle East on Facebook which has grown to over 3600 members in less than 3 years.Read More
1. Membership dues provide a stable, sustainable source of revenue for the organization, allowing it to be powered by – and accountable to – everyday people.
2. Dues-paying members are a source of political capital.Read More