Our Team

In addition to those listed below, the work of Real Food Challenge is credited to student leaders, organizational partners, and members of national working groups.  

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Amanda Jacir

Amanda Jacir ▸

Regional Coordinator (Northeast)

Anim Steel

Anim Steel ▸

Executive Director

Dominique Fahmy

Dominique Fahmy ▸

Research and Programs Fellow

Estefanía Narváez

Estefanía Narváez ▸

Regional Coordinator (West)

Hannah Weinronk

Hannah Weinronk ▸

Program Coordinator

Katie LeBlanc

Katie LeBlanc ▸

Regional Coordinator (Midwest & South)


Lynx M'Chea ▸

Digital Strategy and Northeast Coordinator

Nina Mukherji

Nina Mukherji ▸

Director of Programs

Rosie Linares

Rosie Linares ▸

Regional Coordinator (California)

Sara Jo Malinske

Sara Jo Malinske ▸

Director of Development

Tlaloc Vasquez

Tlaloc Vasquez ▸

Regional Coordinator

Project-Based Staff

Molly Abbattista

Molly Abbattista ▸

Research and Development Specialist

Student Steering Committee

Clarissa Chen

Clarissa Chen ▸

Johns Hopkins University

Brianna Patten

Brianna Patten ▸

Towson University

Elizabeth Wilkes

Elizabeth Wilkes ▸

University of Georgia

Sawson Gholami

Sawson Gholami ▸

University of Utah