CEO of WANDA: Women Advancing Nutrition, Dietetics and Agriculture
Featured in Forbes, Tambra Raye Stevenson is on a mission to lead a movement to develop a new generation of women and girls in agriculture and nutrition as the founder and CEO of WANDA: Women Advancing Nutrition, Dietetics and Agriculture. Named the 2016 Champion for Children’s Wellbeing by ASHOKA and Robert Wood Johnson Foundation, she is the author and creator of the “Where’s Wanda?” quality nutrition edutainment, empowering products and programming for children and families. Through WANDA she has participated, curated and convened spaces for women’s voices and on African food ways at high-level forums at the U.S. Library of Congress, U.S. Department of Agriculture, United Nations, African Union and World Bank. Building a ‘sisterhood of the soil,’ Tambra believes more women and girls deserve a pipeline and platform to educate, advocate, innovate and celebrate their diverse representation and leadership in the food system. Highlighted in the Washington Post, Food Tank, Huffington Post, Voice of America and National Geographic Traveler Magazine, she serves as a Mayoral appointee on the D.C. Food Policy Council and is a member of the Society of Children’s Writers and Illustrators. Hailing from Okahoma, she is a graduate of Tufts Medical School and Oklahoma State University and founder of NativSol Kitcheen.