Winona Bynum is the executive director of the Detroit Food Policy Council (DFPC) an education, advocacy and policy organization led by Detroiters committed to creating a sustainable, local food system that promotes food security, food justice and food sovereignty in the city of Detroit. Winona is a registered dietitian/nutritionist (RDN) and a graduate of Wayne State University’s Coordinated Program in Dietetics, studied Public Health at Emory University’s Rollins School of Public Health and is pursuing a Master of Science in Ethical Leadership at the University of Detroit Mercy. Last year, she finished her three-year term on the National Organization of Blacks and Dietetics (NOBIDAN) executive committee (past chair 2021-2022). She serves on the board of directors of Diversify Dietetics and was president-elect/president of the Southeastern Michigan Dietetic Association (2018-2020). Winona is a native Detroiter who is dedicated to helping others gain access to the knowledge and foods needed to make healthier choices; and to helping to create and maintain a fair, equitable, and sustainably-operating food system in the City of Detroit so that doing the healthy thing is the easy thing.