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Saturday, November 12 • 11:30am - 12:00pm
Dare to Be Different

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The old adage "you are what you eat" represents an interesting duality for people suffering from food allergies. On one hand, dietary differences can make people feel singled out and lead to bullying and low self esteem. On the other hand, these differences can open young people up to unusual culinary experiences, which could be seen as something truly special! In this talk, Katherine will encourage young people to embrace their unique experiences and use them to motivate others to continue the chain of inspiration and education in the growing food allergy awareness community.

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Katherine Schug

Katherine is a 17 year old junior in high school, who plays violin, clarinet, and bass, and loves to draw. She is severely allergic to dairy, eggs, and nuts, and creates change via her website, teenfaab.com. Teen FAAB (Food Allergies & Anti-Bullying) provides support and advice to teens, and is dedicated to providing education and spreading awareness about food allergies. She has spoken at various conferences in Las Vegas and Washington D.C... Read More →

Saturday November 12, 2016 11:30am - 12:00pm
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