NEWS & UPDATES
ENTREPRENEURSHIP TO IMPROVE COMMUNITY HEALTH
May 29, 2019
FooFii was selected across the region for the Healthcare Entrepreneurship Community Challenge (Hofstra University), a 4-month program for entrepreneurs to develop solutions to health problems in underserved communities in downstate NY. 2019 theme: "Creating Wellness".
TOP 10 FINALIST - OUR FOOD JOURNEY™ IMPACT CHALLENGE
April 3, 2019
FooFii is one of 10 Challenge finalists chosen across MA to present their ideas to win up to $10,000 in grants awarded by judges at the Small Change, Big Difference Food Summit at Harvard.
HARVARD RESEARCH GRANT TO STUDY PREDICTORS OF FOOD INSECURITY IN MA
March 14, 2019
Tariana received an Epidemiology Research Grant to assess family predictors of food insecurity in MA, as part of her DrPH studies. Thank you to the Maternal and Child Health Center of Excellence (Harvard T.H. Chan School of Public Health)
MILLENNIAL LEADERSHIP FOR PROGRESSIVE SOLUTIONS
Tariana was selected for the nationally competitive New Leaders Council Institute, a leading leadership program for progressive millennial. The six-month training program equips young leaders with the skills to create start-ups and networks of thought leaders, run for office, and manage campaigns.
WEEKEND FOOD ACCESS FOR BOSTON YOUTH FACING HOMELESSNESS
Tariana designed and implemented a weekend food access prototype for youth facing homelessness, as part of working in the City of Boston's Mayor’s Office of New Urban Mechanics (MONUM) and the Office of Food Access.
LEARNING ABOUT REGIONAL POTENTIAL AND PARTNERSHIPS
Tariana was selected to participate in the Food Solutions New England's competitive Network Leadership Institute, which trains regional thinkers and doers to grow, strengthen, and diversify food system leadership across our region.
GLOBAL APP INITIATIVE PARTNERSHIP
We are thrilled to partner with Boston University's Global App Initiative, which chose to develop FooFii at no cost. Our beta app will be available late spring 2018.