Those who follow this community share a commitment to creativity and an “all hands on deck” mentality that comes with growing or contributing to new businesses and ideas. You’ll find plenty of founders, presidents, and CEOs of start-up organizations among Friedman alumni, as well as those who value workplace and school wellness, innovative food production, marketing, and distribution, sustainability, and DE&I. Friedman alum lead and serve in successful consulting firms, innovation hubs for food industry stakeholders, and consumer products businesses, such as personalized nutrition software platforms. Employers also include farm-to-institution programs, restaurants, sustainability offices within private companies, and more.

Finding Your Passion — Takeaways from Nourish Café Panel Session with Lauren Abda

Lauren Abda founded Branchfood and built the largest food entrepreneurs and startups community in New England. She is also the Co-founder of Branch Venture Groups, a network of investors who support early-stage food start-ups. She graduated from Tufts Friedman School …

By Fangruo (Ingrid) Zhou
Fangruo (Ingrid) Zhou Student Ambassador
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What Is Project Management?

When you think of project management, you probably think of someone who’s in charge. And in many respects, you’d be right. A project manager is responsible for making sure a specific project goes from conception to reality as quickly and …

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Guide to Making Tough Career Decisions

What might a good career decision process look like? According to the career coaches at 80,000 hours, a common approach is to make a pros and cons list, but they assert that we can do a lot better. “Pro and …

By Sarah Stockwell, MA
Sarah Stockwell, MA Associate Director of Career Services
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Precision Nutrition: What is it? And what can I do?

What is precision nutrition?

Precision nutrition finds the most suitable diet for individual people based on one’s DNA, microbiomes, and metabolic reactions. (1) In the future, with the help of precision nutrition, scientists may be able to find more effective …

By Fangruo (Ingrid) Zhou
Fangruo (Ingrid) Zhou Student Ambassador
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Sustainable Nutrition: What Is It? And What Can I Do?

What is sustainable nutrition?

Sustainability is defined as a future-minded way of production. While setting an environmental sustaining capacity is a baseline, nutrition sustainability aims to search for the food system driving nodes and find more efficient solutions in the …

By Fangruo (Ingrid) Zhou
Fangruo (Ingrid) Zhou Student Ambassador
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