She’s planning to keep almost 1 million children from becoming overweight during early childhood. The 2009 UCLA grad is an application that has been designed and executed by the Los Angeles County Department of Public Health, the assistant director for Choose Health LA Kids and funded by First 5 LA.
Dumke additionally heads an interdepartmental task force between the Section of Public Health and Department of Family and Children Services to develop methods to address high rates of child obesity.
The awards honor innovators and 30 youthful leaders trailblazing to solve the world-wide food crisis by making outstanding contributions in a broad collection of food -associated areas.
The 30 Under 30 Awards recognize people, both inside and outside the UC system, who are doing excellent work in food sourcing, food access and security, food manufacture, food edification and liaise, and food policy and public impact. The 30 honorees were chosen by a committee of business leaders and powerful voices in the food movement in the broader world and from within the UC system.
UC President Janet Napolitano in 2014 established the Global Food Initiative to develop, present and export options that help set the world on a course and nutritiously feeding itself. She created the awards support conversation about food education, accessibility and security, well-being and sustainability and further amplify and to emphasize the great work being done by 30 young leaders.
We honor 30 young people who’ve dedicated their lives to addressing some of the most significant issues of our day Today, Napolitano said. Food is at the center of problems associated with climate security, sustainability and healthy communities.