Liza Barbour is an Advanced Accredited Practising Dietitian as well as a Lecturer and PhD candidate in the Department of Nutrition and Dietetics at Monash University, with over 15 years of practical experience in Community Dietetics and Public Health Nutrition. She also worked as the National Nutrition Programs Manager at Second Bite and is now also a co-owner of an Aussie-made American-style dill pickles business with her husband.
In this bite, Liza shares her career experience in Community Dietetics and Public health Nutrition and her passion in food sustainability, equity. She also talks about her working experience in remote places in Australia, overseas and how they shaped her career and lifestyle. Liza then shares her journey in other job opportunities and discusses the importance of accepting challenges, keep learning and understand your strength and interest.
During this conversation we discuss….
Liza’s experience as a new graduate dietitian
The importance of keep learning and expanding knowledge
Working in remote areas and overseas
Liza’s experience and passion in Community Dietetics, Public Health Nutrition and food insecurity
The importance of stepping out of the comfort zone and accepting challenges
Development of her pickle business and the challenges faced
The importance of finding your own strengths and interests
How does working in Public Health Nutrition look like in general
Importance of a good mentor
How importance of food sustainability would rise
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