Project Management Associate
Michelle is passionate about collaborating with others to build sustainable and equitable foodways. She has spent eight years in the nonprofit and food business sectors 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 and beverage field in many capacities including serving as the communications coordinator for Slow Food USA, consulting for a local fish company to promote the sustainable usage of invasive species, consulting for a brewery to implement sustainable operations, and volunteering at her local community garden.
Michelle holds a M.S. in Gastronomy from the University of Gastronomic Sciences in Pollenzo, Italy, a M.S. in Sustainability from Harvard University and a B.A. in Environmental Science from the University of Michigan. Michelle currently lives in Chicago where she enjoys cooking, hiking and outdoor activities, and traveling.