Though unintentional, Germaine Guy has been a role model for lots of people throughout his life. He started early changing his habits while others watched. Later he started to share what he knows about nutrition and physical activity on social media and demonstrated his strong commitment to always being up to date on clinical care in his jobs.
Susan Stalte always worked hard while going to school. Motivated to avoid school debt, she accumulated degrees and experience that have held her in good stead. She showed foresight, made her luck, and worked her way into her ideal job.
Did you catch the article last week in the New York Times about the contents of fridges and whether it correlates to political leanings? Such a nutritionist geek kind of article. I admit that I did very poorly, only 53% correct. (Turns out the average was 53%, so right in there.) What was interesting to …
The Georgetown Institute for Women, Peace and Security, founded in 2011, has a mission to support the participation of women around the world in peace-building, post-conflict reconstruction, strengthening economies, health and prosperity.
Funny how little experiences in childhood can ignite a career! For Roxana Ehsani, it was cooking activities and playing sports in her neighborhood and school. Growing up around a lot of other children because her mother ran a childcare center in her home, and the neighborhood was teaming with kids, her days were full of creative play, healthy snacks, and lots of outdoor physical activity.
Reflecting back on how she became interested in nutrition, Dr. Pam Koch, daughter of a wonderful Italian cook, remembers fondly that food was a central part of her childhood. Though an extremely picky eater, she recalls her mother making delicious meals for the family, with lots of pasta, meatball, homemade manicotti and always vegetables.
The Successful Farming website offers articles on just about everything related to agriculture and farming including a section by women in agriculture. Women bloggers write about all kinds of issues related to farming and the life on the farm from their perspective.
Pam Koch Leading the Way – Nutrition educators often lead the conversation around food access and equity. It is hard work to move policy against the profitable powers of the food industry.
Stacey Snelling grew up in Meriden, Connecticut in the 60’s in a household that was typical of the time. The women’s movement was strong and starting to make inroads for women and girls, but households were still organized around a working father, a mother homemaker and children weren’t the center of attention. Attention to the role food and physical
Carol Beier grew up in Manhattan, Kansas, a small town formed by settlers in the 1850s and named for the New York financiers of a group of settlers coming from Ohio. She met her husband while they were both studying at Kansas State University. Her degree was in biology, his in mechanical engineering.