FSD's 20 Most Influential

Inaugural list identifies those people having the biggest impact on non-commercial foodservice.

Michelle Obama
First Lady; Creator,
Let’s Move!
Washington, D.C.

It’s good to have friends in high places. And it doesn’t get much higher than the White House. Never before has one person brought so much attention to school cafeterias. Since her family took up residence at 1600 Pennsylvania Ave. in early 2009, Michelle Obama has been the biggest advocate on a nationwide basis for child nutrition. She started Lets Move!, a campaign dedicated to solving obesity within a generation.

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Official White House photo by Chuck Kennedy

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