International Development, Food Security & Humanitarian Response

Friedman community members leverage their diplomatic, military, and NGO experiences when leading international development and humanitarian efforts. Some work behind the scenes with aid policy and strategy, while others serve on the front lines of program implementation and aid delivery. Still others contribute expertise to research, assessment, and evaluation with a focus on continual improvement. They make a difference in international public health agencies such as WHO, USAID, Oxfam International, and the World Food Programme in positions ranging from Nutrition Consultant and Public Health Advisor to International Research Analyst and Food Security Advisor. 

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 Zhou
Fangruo Zhou Student Ambassador
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Nutrition Security: What Is It? And What Can I Do?

What is Nutrition Security?

Nutrition Security means people have equal access to safe, nutritious, and affordable food that enables them to live a healthy life. Nutrition security is a concept built on food security, which emphasizes that people have access …

By Fangruo Zhou
Fangruo Zhou Student Ambassador
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Food as Medicine: What Is It? And What Can I Do?

What is Food as Medicine?

One of the major causes of poor health in the U.S. is food. More than 50% of the United States population suffers from at least one chronic disease related to poor diet. Such a condition …

By Fangruo Zhou
Fangruo Zhou Student Ambassador
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How to Write Networking Emails That Get Opened

Today, in our hybrid work environment, email is the primary mode of communication when it comes to building networks and making connections. This means delivering an excellent introductory networking email is key for career advancement and growth. So, here’s how to …

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Finding or Getting Ready for a Summer Internship

May is here! The semester is almost over — hang in there! Congratulations if you landed a summer intern role, and don’t panic if you haven’t determined your plans yet. Make sure to check our job & internship page for …

By Fangruo Zhou
Fangruo Zhou Student Ambassador
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