Wednesday
Mar 11
2015

Ceiling Breaker for Healthier Youth

At age 11, our youngest Ceiling Breaker Jodi Evans is an inspirational role model for young girls and children's health activists. Jodi is one of the most vocal and passionate members for children's health in her community of Bowie, Maryland.

Wednesday
Dec 03
2014

Helping Kids Learn to Eat Healthier with Peter Rabbit

Peter Rabbit was always one of my favorite books as a child. Though I grew up in suburban New Jersey – far from the rolling hills of England – I always identified with him. Maybe it’s his mischievous nature. Maybe it’s Ms. Potter’s masterful writing.

McDonald's Commitment to Action

The Alliance and McDonald's: Bringing Industry to the Table

Sep 26, 2013
Yesterday at the final day of the Clinton Global Initiative Annual Meeting, the Alliance and McDonald’s announced a groundbreaking collaboration to increase access to fruits and vegetables and help families and children make informed decisions in keeping with a balanced lifestyle.
Leading The Fight To Reverse The Epidemic Of The Century

Leading The Fight To Reverse The Epidemic Of The Century

Aug 26, 2013
For 18 years I helped lead the U.S. Centers for Disease Control and Prevention’s (CDC) efforts to address one of the costliest and most damaging health epidemics facing our nation: child obesity. One of our key roles at CDC was to rigorously review scientific evidence to develop guidelines on the most effective practices communities could implement to prevent obesity.
A Slideshow Celebrating International Women's Day

A Slideshow Celebrating International Women's Day

Mar 8, 2013
Over the past 11 years we've been working to strengthen opportunity for women and girls around the world – from educating young girls on life-long healthy eating habits to providing women business owners in Haiti, Latin America, Africa, and the United States with technical assistance, as well as providing...