Articles are posting regularly now that food waste has become a hot topic in food, nutrition and agricultural circles. Early January, the New York Times featured an article on the front page of the food section “Taking On Food Waste in Central Ohio.” One of the most shocking statistics early in the article claims “In …
In the News | Being Courageous with Your Job
Gosh I’m not even sure I should recommend this article because it quickly articulates ALL the pitfalls of work. How difficult it can be to get the right fit with a job and employer that leads to satisfaction not anxiety and frustration. Then Roxane Gay sticks in the sentence “This is not to say that …
In the News | Food History, From the Hip
Food Historian: A career that combines a love of food, cooking, growing, and preserving with the Oldways. Food has a fascinating history very rarely discussed in history books and classrooms even though so much time and effort is spent feeding people. Through food history…
In the News | Trends Across Industries Show Impact of Covid on Employment Decisions
Do a search on “why are people quitting their jobs in 2021?” and learn about the current landscape. How will that affect your decisions?
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the following interviewees create successful careers? It is fascinating to speak with people who share a love of food, nutrition, health and fitness, and hear how they turned that love into a career. Every pathway is totally different.
In the following interviews they share their journey from childhood to their current job. What and who influenced them? How did they figure out what education and credentials they needed?
YouTuber of Nutrition Education
Lara Hyde’s interest in nutrition began in Calgary Alberta where she grew up enjoying activities like skiing, hiking, and dance. She knew how important it was to “nourish her instrument” and that dance could cause body image issues. She also has a severe peanut allergy which gave her an intense focus on food. These two experiences were the framework for a healthy relationship with food. She didn’t want food to become an obsession. Then through her college years, she had many experiences that refined her focus on the science of nutrition as a career.
Renal Dietitian with a Social Media Presence
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.
From Clinical Dietitian to Leader for Future Dietitians
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.
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In the News | Food, Fridges and Politics
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 …
In the News | U.S. Women, Peace and Security Index
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.