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Saturday, November 2 • 3:30pm - 4:20pm
Beyond College: Managing Food Allergies in the Workplace

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Much of food allergy support networks in elementary, middle, and high school, as well as college have begun to catch up with the needs that food allergies present: food allergy free classrooms, resources from nurse's offices, and allergy-free dining to name a few. But life on your own after graduation presents you with struggles and with no form of structure anymore to find those resources to make it through.  

Through their own life experiences Sarah, Lisa and Maeve have learned how to successfully navigate interviews, having the "food allergy conversation" with your employer, working meals and traveling on the job and they are here to share their knowledge.

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Lisa Oddo Dunn, MS, CAADC

Lisa Oddo Dunn is a 31-year old mother and wife residing in Southern New Jersey with her husband, daughter, and English bulldog. Lisa was diagnosed with a life threatening peanut allergy at the age of 2 after ingesting a peanut butter cookie at the grocery store with her father. Since... Read More →
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Sarah Ackerman

Sarah Ackerman, known to her followers as “The Girl Behind the Hive,” has been supporting allergy organizations and efforts since childhood. A professional actress, Sarah graduated magna cum laude from Brandeis University. She has spent her entire life navigating food allergies... Read More →
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Maeve Willis

Maeve is currently an undergraduate admissions counselor for the University of Rochester, a job that requires she travel annually for 8-10 weeks domestically. Her interest in comics came from learning that Captain America had health issues that barred him from enlisting, and that... Read More →

Saturday November 2, 2019 3:30pm - 4:20pm EDT
Maryland 4&5