Board Of Directors
Committed to the Cause
BRITTANY WALKER-CRAIG, M.S.
Meet Professor/Chef Brittany Walker-Craig. Chef Brittany has an Associates of Applied Science degree in Culinary Arts, an Associates of Applied Science degree in Hotel/Restaurant Management, a Bachelor of Science degree in Technical Management with a concentration in Hospitality Management, and a Master of Science in Nutrition Education.
With over 10 years of culinary experience, Chef Brittany is the former owner and executive chef of Cajun Moon - The Restaurant and the former owner of BPW Enterprise where she worked as a Nutrition Educator servicing clients with Cancer, Diabetes, Diverticulitis, Heart Disease & Lupus which aided in his/her recovery with properly planning nutritional menus, assisting in revitalizing all counts & regular body levels for each client/patient and overall healing. Currently, she is a Team Lead of Learning & Development for a finance company and a Biology Professor instructing Nutrition and Diet Therapy classes at Houston Community College.
Chef Brittany decided to pursue nutrition advocacy because of her own health issues. After transitioning to a plant-based lifestyle, Chef Brittany was able to reverse her own Type II Diabetes and other ongoing health issues. If she can heal and educate those who crosses her path, that is the ultimate reward.
Meet Crystal Hall. Crystal is the Nutrition Communications & Marketing Manager for the 7th largest school district in the country. Ignited by a passion for herbal healing, Crystal teaches women and children how to eat whole and be whole through the lens of multimedia.
Born in Milwaukee, Wisconsin, Crystal holds a Bachelor's in Nutrition and a Minor in Public Relations and Strategic Communication from Arizona State University. During her studies, she served as Health Chair of the National Association for the Advancement of Colored People (NAACP) where she created resources and collaborative events for students of color on campus.
After undergrad, Crystal quickly rose from intern to Director of Child Nutrition, implementing and enhancing federally funded programs throughout the state of Texas. She then served as the Wellness Department Manager for a plant-based cardiovascular clinic and restaurant.
Crystal is committed to influencing the way communities perceive and receive food. Some of her hobbies include traveling with her husband, reading, and music.
Meet Lolade Olowolayemo. She holds a Bachelors degree in the study of Human Health and Sociology from Emory University, and is a certifying holistic health coach and doula. She currently works as a nutritionist where she collaborates with her patients on their journey to treat chronic conditions.
Her interest in preventative health care was developed during her tenure as the Campus Director for the Resource and Insurance Navigator Group (RING). Lolade worked to improve health literacy for members of the community and on campus by helping them navigate the health care enrollment process.
Her passion for health literacy and awareness carried into her work in the non-profit sector, where she collaborated with local municipalities to build equitable and accessible local food systems within community food deserts.
Lolade is led by a strong desire to help women maximize their potential by increasing awareness about uterine health conditions through education, prevention and service.
When she is not volunteering at a local community garden, you can find her leading nutrition education workshops, facilitating weekly exercise classes or developing health education material.