Caroline Moassessi has spent the last 16 years raising two food allergic and asthmatic children. She is the author of the blogsite www.gratefulfoodie.com
. Caroline is a Huffington Post Contributor and Product Editor and contributor for Allergic Living Magazine. She was honored this year to receive a FARE Vision Award. She volunteers her time advocating for laws to protect people with life threatening food allergies in Nevada, is past chair of her local American Lung Association (ALA) , past officer of the ALA Southwest region and serves on the ALA National Marketing Committee. Caroline is deeply committed to serving our food allergy and asthmatic community. She co-founded the non-profit, Northern Nevada Asthma and Food Allergy Parent Education Group, and still serves as its president. She is also a member of the national Food Allergy Research and Education’s Support Group Advisory Council and is a certified Open Airways for Schools educator and a Safe@School instructor. Caroline is a member of the National Allergy and Anaphylaxis Council and is one of the Circle of Moms top 25 Food allergy Bloggers. Caroline has a degree in Hotel and Restaurant Management and has traveled the world as a trainer in this industry. She still enjoys reading, making jewelry and good food. She lives in Reno with her husband and two children.