Claudia Carter, Executive Director, California Wheat Commission
Claudia Carter was born in Ecuador. She has a B.S. in food science, M.S. in cereal science, and is currently pursuing her PhD in exercise science and nutrition. Since 2017 she has worked with local schools and community members to promote whole grain foods. In 2021 she received the Farm-to-School grant from the California Department of Food and Agriculture to support education, procurement, and consumption of whole grains among students and their communities. Claudia brings a holistic perspective from working in agriculture, food, and nutrition to generate solutions to break the cycle and growing public health challenges specifically related to childhood obesity.