nina mukherji

managing director

Nina has been at Real Food Challenge since 2011. She manages operations, co-leads the Steering Committee and supports organizers and campaigns across the country. In 2013-14, along with a team of Regional Field Organizers and student leaders, she led the successful Real Food for CSUs campaign to create a real food policy for the 23 schools in the California State University system. Nina grew up in Brooklyn, NY in a family with Jewish, Quaker and Hindu roots as well as a history of organizing for social change. Before coming to Real Food Challenge, she worked at Boston Mobilization, organizing teenagers to take action on youth priorities. She was also part of the Boston Mayor’s Urban Agriculture Zoning Working Group, developing zoning language to support urban agriculture in Boston. She holds a B.A. in philosophy from Carleton College, where she was involved in the campaigns against the Iraq war and for renewable energy, LGBT rights, tenants’ rights and campaign finance reform. She also has an M.A. in conservation biology and sustainable development from the University of Wisconsin. In her spare time, Nina loves listening to live music, exploring urban parks and discussing philosophy.

Nina's pronouns are she, her, hers.

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