Rosie MensahBoard Member, Co-Chair Advocacy Committee
Rosie Mensah is a Toronto-based Registered Dietitian who advocates for food justice and health equity. Growing up in a predominantly low-income neighbourhood, Rosie experienced food insecurity first-hand. Early on, Rosie became aware of the link between poverty and food insecurity, and the destructive effects it was having on her and other members of her community. These early life experiences motivated Rosie to work towards addressing the root causes of food insecurity in her community, which developed her interest in food justice. Rosie is a member of the Black Creek Food Justice Network, co-founder of Dietitians for Food Justice, and in 2020 developed an anti-oppression course for dietitians. Additionally, Rosie is the voice behind "The Rosie Nutritionist" which is a digital media and communications company that explores food, bodies, and health through an intersectional lens; while empowering people to nourish themselves and their communities. Rosie holds a Master of Public Health from the University of Toronto, and a Bachelor of Science in Nutrition and Dietetics from Western University. Rosie can be found on Instagram @therosienutritionist or on www.therosienutritionist.com.