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Interest in food and nutrition innovation is on the rise, with thousands of new businesses vying for investor dollars in recent years. Dietitians bring valuable expertise to these organizations and can serve in a variety of functions, from marketing and public relations to product-related roles. Working for a startup offers unique opportunities for professional growth and financial gain; however, it also comes with risks. This session covers how to identify startup opportunities, market yourself and navigate the startup world as a dietitian. Join two startups veterans as they discuss their paths and share their learnings with other tech-savvy RDNs.
CPE Level: 1
Learning Codes: 7070, 8015, 7020
- Identify job opportunities for dietitians at food and nutrition-related startups, and specific resources for generating job leads.
- Develop a personal elevator pitch and learn how to market your skills and knowledge effectively to early-stage food and nutrition businesses.
- Discuss common challenges associated with working for a food/nutrition startup and recall at least three strategies for overcoming roadblocks.
- Edwina Clark, MS, RD, APD, CSSD
- Sonja Goedkoop, MSPH, RD