Anisha Mahajan is a full-time PhD candidate at the University of Guelph and a Clinical Dietitian providing casual coverage for two hospital networks in Ontario, Canada. Anisha has worked as a registered dietitian for over 10 years in healthcare. She has completed her Master of Public Health (MPH) in Nutrition and Dietetics from the Dalla Lana School of Public Health at the University of Toronto, her dietetic internship from ARAMARK Canada Ltd. and her undergraduate degree from Ryerson University (Renaming in Process), Toronto in Nutrition and Food. Through her professional and educational experiences, Anisha hopes to combine her passion to work in different areas of dietetics such as clinical, community-based research and teaching in the future. Anisha identifies as a cis-gender, middle-class female and is of South Asian descent. She was born and raised in Delhi, India before she moved to Ontario, Canada as an International Student in the year 1999.
Jacqui Gingras, PhD is an Associate Professor in the Department of Sociology at X University in Tkaronto. Her research explores social health movements, fat studies, radical democratic pedagogies, and decolonization of health professions within the entanglements of colonial neoliberal economics and intersectional feminisms. She has published in the Fat Studies Journal, Journal of Sociology, and Critical Public Health. She is the founding editor of the Journal of Critical Dietetics, an open-access, peer-reviewed journal at http://criticaldietetics.ryerson.ca and now co-edits the Journal with Dr. Debbie MacLellan.