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Saturday, November 12 • 11:00am - 11:30am
The Silver Lining

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Most of the conversation around food allergies tends to focus on the negative side of things, and for people who at at risk for life-threatening reactions, it may seem like there could not possibly be anything positive about it. In this talk, however, Susie will discuss how the skills that people develop through dealing with food allergies –like commitment and perseverance– are also highly predictive of success. This presentation will provide food allergic teens with a whole new perspective on themselves and their gifts!

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Natalie Hultquist

Natalie Hultquist is a teenager who resides in Chicago and attends the University of Chicago Laboratory School.  Natalie has life-threatening food allergies to peanuts and tree nuts.  She has experienced six food challenges including four passed challenges for pine nuts, macadamia nuts, hazelnut, and almonds. Natalie has not passed pecans yet, but she thinks 3rd time will be a charm!  Natalie has successfully traveled outside... Read More →
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Susie Hultquist

Susie is the Founder and CEO of Spokin, a mobile app with the mission of bringing the | world's food allergy advice, wisdom, and recommendations online and making it all available to everybody everywhere. She has been a professional investor for multiple decades and recently left Wall Street to pursue investing in her own startup. Her goal is to disrupt the stress and anxiety of managing health issues. Food allergies, Spokin's... Read More →


Saturday November 12, 2016 11:00am - 11:30am
Executive AB

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