The 2015 Lenna Frances Cooper Lecture: Success in Dietetics: Inspired by Farmers, Flavor & Fun!
Monday, Oct 5, 2015
What does it take to have a successful career in dietetics? There are many factors that contribute to our professional success, including our education, professional networks, volunteer
leadership, work ethic, attitude, and, to some degree, luck. This session will focus on how being a farmer's daughter, having an interest in culinary nutrition, and being committed to having
fun have helped the speaker secure unique positions and opportunities - including working for the world's largest fruit and vegetable company, the world's leading culinary school, and launching
her own consulting business - during her 20-year career in the field.
List three values that impact his/her job satisfaction
Determine if self-employment is a viable career option
Identify volunteer leadership opportunities at the local, state, and national level that will contribute to professional success