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Maggie Simonds, Intern, PeeWee Homes

Maggie is a 1st year MPH student at UNC Gillings in the Nutrition and Dietetics concentration. She will support PeeWee Homes to create a meaningful community for residents, neighbors, and others in Chapel Hill. Maggie is originally from Massachusetts and graduated from Northeastern University with a BS in Health Science. She moved to North Carolina from Portland Maine where she worked as a FoodCorps service member, teaching elementary-age students’ cooking and food justice-based lessons while helping the school to build a school garden. Outside of class, Maggie is passionate about cooking, running, and skiing. In the future, she hopes to continue community-based work and use her degree to work in school food.