5 Questions with Shoua Cha, Nutrition Program Associate!

Published on March 30, 2021 | Written by

Meet Shoua!

Shoua graduated with a BA in Nutrition, Dietetics concentration. Outside of work, she enjoys reading, taking long walks, traveling, and tasting new cuisines and desserts. As the Nutrition Program Associate Shoua works collaboratively and assists the Nutrition Director and Coordinator in conducting site visits, assessments, paperwork, and other tasks.

Tell us about your role in one sentence.

I work with the Nutrition team to run state funded programs serving free and healthy meals to youth in low-income areas.

Who/what inspires you and your work?

I am inspired when I see how much my work is appreciated, and it motivates me to do even better when I also see others go out of their way to help someone else in need.

How did you end up here?

I started as a Nutrition Intern wanting to find some experience within my field of interest.

Favorite quote/saying…something of that nature.

"If you're always trying to be normal, you will never know how amazing you can be". - Maya Angelou

If you could give your younger self one piece of advice, what would you say?

Explore, start things earlier, and don't be afraid to be different.


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What Shoua's team members say about her:

"I love working with Shoua because she is a great forward thinker. She is always two steps ahead and thinks very levelheaded and practically. I can’t believe she has only been with us for a year. Seems so much longer!" - Colleen, Nutrition Program Coordinator

"Shoua has a welcoming presence and the ability to connect effortlessly. She can take any needs or tasks brought to her and provide next steps and supports without hesitation while pushing us to always look through a new lens." Christa, Nutrition Program Director

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