Elizabeth Frank

Co-Founder, MealFlour

Elizabeth graduated from the University of Chicago in June 2016 where she studied the history of science, global health, and biology. She has helped to develop several public health start-ups including one that uses SMS technology to expedite the receipt of social services in Chicago. In 2015, she worked in Ibadan, Nigeria on a clinical research study that assessed the impact of bioethanol clean cook stoves on health and household air pollution. Her research is published in Lancet Global Health and Environment International.

In 2016, Elizabeth co-founded the global health social enterprise, MealFlour. MealFlour trains communities with high rates of chronic malnutrition how to build and maintain mealworm farms to produce a protein rich powder that can be incorporated into traditional foods. Elizabeth currently lives in Quetzaltenango, Guatemala working on expanding the program.

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