Julia Olayanju is a scientist, nutrition education advocate, and entrepreneur. Julia is passionate about shaping a healthier food future and is known as a leading voice driving change for a healthier future of food.
In 2015, Julia founded FoodNiche Inc. a company that leverages thought- leadership and strategic partnership to promote a healthier food system. For more than 4 years she leads a team that brings together stakeholders in the food industry together for thought-provoking conversations on building a stronger food system through internationally recognized conferences. She built a community of over 40,000 food enthusiasts, entrepreneurs, and innovators. FoodNiche® Tech Summit (formerly Disrupt Food Summit) and FoodNiche® Global Health Summit.
Julia is the Director at the Global Food Health Institute where she leads a team that leverages technology and scientific expertise to promote a healthier food system. Along with her team, she is taking bold steps to tackle childhood and adolescent obesity through nutritional education through the platform FoodNiche®-Ed (formerly YSCooks). FoodNiche®-Ed is focused on educating, engaging, and rewarding students for making healthier dining choices.
Julia enjoys writing and is passionate about helping people to move past limiting beliefs to create the life they truly want. Julia can be found inspiring or sharing practical success strategies on all her social media platform, including her Youtube channel.