Food Choices for a Healthy Planet Accelerator


Becky Ramsing

Senior Program Officer, Food Communities & Public Health

Johns Hopkins Center for a Livable Future

Food Choices for a Healthy Planet Accelerator

Becky is a senior program officer at the Johns Hopkins Center for a Livable Future, where she oversees research, communication, evaluation and programming that facilitate a shift toward sustainable, healthy diets that are plant-forward and lower in meat. She is primarily responsible for managing the Center’s science advisory role with the Meatless Monday Campaign.

Prior to joining the CLF, Becky worked as a Technical Advisor for Nutrition and Food Security to projects in Afghanistan and Ethiopia, helping women produce and utilize food for family consumption and income generation. She also worked as a nutrition consultant for community, worksite, and school-based programs developing and implementing health and nutrition curricula.

Becky studied nutrition at the University of California, Davis and became a registered dietitian in 1990. She received her Master in Public Health from Johns Hopkins Bloomberg School of Public Health in 1999. She worked clinically and then internationally developing a clinic-based diabetes nutrition education program in Tanzania. Throughout her career, Becky has worked in the nutrition/public health field focusing on helping individuals and organizations make healthful, lifestyle choices that are evidence based, relevant, and sustainable.