Ximena Perez-Velazco

Food Security
What I do: 
Ximena is a fourth year Nutrition PhD student at the university of North Carolina Chapel Hill. She works as a researcher at the UNC Center for Health Promotion and Disease Prevention where she focuses on sustainable food justice and equitable nutrition education. She is currently writing her dissertation of increasing SNAP benefit applications among food insecure college students in partnership with the UNC Food, Fitness opportunity research collaborative (FFORC.)