Akua Woolbright

With a Ph.D. in Nutritional Science and an MA in Sociology, Akua has been a strong embassador for community health elevation for many years. As the Wellness Educator at Whole Foods Headquarters, Akua develops healthy eating and outreach programs, conducts educational trainings, and coordinates regional and local healthy eating specialists. Akua has been hands-on and worn many hats in her nutrition career, working as both an HIV nutritionist and research associate at Howard University Hospital, as a cooking instructor for The Cancer Project, and as a Public Health Nutritionist for Washington D.C.’s Deptartment of Public Health. Akua is a Ph.D. graduate of Howard University and received her Bachelor’s degree at Southern Methodist University.