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Brianne Brathwaite MS, RDN, is an accomplished Registered Dietitian Nutritionist with experience working in various public health organizational settings. She administered a workshop-based program on the effects of education on the nutritional benefits of fruits and vegetables on low-income, minority women and publishing her research on the program. She has dedicated herself to generating evidence-based nutrition to foster improved health in low-income communities, stemming from her Master’s Degree in Human Nutrition, which included a concentration in Genetics and Genomics. 

She is knowledgeable about the social justice effects of nutrition and how it intersects with public health. She has served as a public health nutrition educator with Feeding Westchester, the local affiliate of Feeding America. Brianne also created and delivered a STEM-based nutrition program for at-risk youth, showcasing the joy of cooking while reinforcing learning about the sciences.

Brianne has won several awards and was the recipient of the University of New Haven’s Alvine Innovation Pitch Award to develop a concept to alleviate food deserts in low-income communities. She is currently on the board of several organizations: The Coming Home Program of the Memorial Methodist Church in White Plains, NY, which uses monthly dinners and trauma-informed conversations as a mechanism to reduce trauma for previously incarcerated women assimilating back into society. She also serves as the dietitian for the G6PD Deficiency Foundation. Aside from her social and public health experience, Brianne is Head Nutrition Content creator for an entrepreneurial genetics analysis company. She is delighted to be a resource for Oldways and help improve the lives of the people being served.