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We provide a community for students, professionals and educators dedicated to increasing ethnic and racial diversity in the field of nutrition and dietetics. 

The demographic profile of [nutrition] practitioners is essentially unchanged since 2007.
— Academy of Nutrition and Dietetics 2017 Compensation and Benefits Survey
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Meanwhile, patients and clients are becoming more diverse.

An ethnically and culturally diverse group of nutrition students will lead to a diverse group of RDNs, creating a profession that can draw on the strengths of all segments of society. Students of color need mentors and resources to navigate the RDN education pathway. RDNs working as educators and dietetic internship directors need resources to attract, educate and train people of color.

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Our Mission

To increase diversity in the field of nutrition by empowering students and young professionals from underrepresented minority groups to join the next generation of nutrition experts.

Get involved.

Would you like to help increase diversity in the nutrition profession?

We are seeking practicing RDNs, students, dietetic interns and educators to join our community.

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practicing RDNs

Representation matters for students of color. You can serve as a mentor, be featured  in our RDN Spotlight Series, or be a guest on our Instagram or Facebook live sessions or webinars.

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students and dietetics interns

If you are a student of color seeking to become an RDN, this community is all about you! Connect with mentors, resources to successfully navigate the RDN educational pathway.

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Educators/internship directors

You are in a unique position to affect the demographics of the nutrition profession. If you are passionate about sharing best practices of how to teach a diverse student population, we would love to hear from you!