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• Presentations on the history and culture of cacao and chocolate

• Chocolate and rum tastings, tours, and special events in New York City

• Baking/catering of chocolate confections

• Judge, International Chocolate Awards (2015, 2016)

     Presentations given to:

     • Pottery and Porcelain Club, Providence, RI

     • American Dermatological Association

     • Morris-Jumel Mansion, Washington Heights, NYC

     • Culinary Historians of New York

     • Comité International des Études Créoles, Provence, France


Principal, Schnepel Consulting

Offering my services and expertise in community research, organizational capacity-building, professional development, youth development, community health projects, needs assessment and evaluation, grant-writing, fundraising, and special event planning.

     Clients include:

     Adult Literacy Media Alliance, New York

     • NYC Board of Education

     • Konbit Pou Ayiti (KONPAY), Haiti 

     • Bronx Community College, CUNY, New York

     • Moving Forward (NADAP), New York

     • Community Resource Exchange (CRE), New York

     • St. George’s Episcopal Church, Brooklyn, New York

     • Bronx Educational Alliance, Lehman College, CUNY,
        New York 

     • Radio Tropicale, Long Island, New York

     • Teachers for a Better Belize, Toledo District, Belize

     • Engender Health (formerly AVSC International),

        New York

     • National Park Service, Bar Harbor, Maine

     • The Ford Foundation, Latin America and Caribbean
        Program, New York

     • Research Institute for the Study of Man, New York

     • Vassar Haiti Project, Poughkeepsie, New York



     Courses taught or designed include:

     • Sociolinguistics

     • Language and Power

     • Writing the City

     • Peoples and Cultures of the Caribbean

     • Program Evaluation in Applied Research

     • Ethnographic Fieldwork Techniques and Methodology

     • Early American Living

White chocolate-covered 
Cocoa nibs-covered

Founder, Crik-Crak Chocolate Connections

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