Michelle (she/her) serves as the communications coordinator for Slow Food USA, which means she helps facilitate posts on digital channels, creates content for the blog, and engages in storytelling efforts for the national movement.
Michelle has spent the last seven years in the nonprofit sector and has participated in several fellowship programs including the New Sector Alliance Fellowship Program and the Neighborhood Leadership Program through the Wilder Foundation. She has been involved in the food sector in many capacities including collaborating on initiatives with the University of Michigan’s campus farm, working in the restaurant industry, consulting for a local fish company to promote the sustainable usage of invasive species, and volunteering at her local community garden. She recently received her master’s degree in sustainability from Harvard University, with a focus on sustainable food systems. She will be attending the University of Gastronomic Sciences in the fall to pursue a Master of Gastronomy in World Food Cultures and Mobility.