Current Leader

Anzia Bennett

Anzia Bennett
Location of Academic Institution: Albuquerque, New Mexico Project Topics: Behavioral and Mental Health, Built Environment/Housing/Planning, Obesity, Disease Prevention and Health Promotion, Early Childhood, Family and Social Support, Food Systems and Nutrition, Food Marketing, Health Disparities, Healthy Food Access, Leadership Development, Life and Behavioral Skills Training, Public and Community Health, Social Determinants of Health Populations Served: Adolescents (12-20 years), African-American/Black, Asian/Asian American, At-Risk/Vulnerable Populations, Children and Families, Disabled People, Older Adults (65+), Foster Youth and Families, Hispanic/Latino/Latinx, Immigrants and Refugees, Incarcerated or Formerly Incarcerated Populations, Low-Income Communities, Parents and Families, People with Addictions, Poor/Economically Disadvantaged, Single Parents, Tribal Communities, Urban Communities, Women's Health, Young Children (0-5 years)
Executive Director
Three Sisters Kitchen

Anzia Bennett is the Director of Three Sisters Kitchen, a community food space in the heart of downtown Albuquerque, New Mexico, that utilizes the love and power of local food to create economic opportunity, improve community health, and bring people together around the table. She loves to cook, but mostly she loves to eat, and she is committed to building a world where everyone is able to enjoy fresh, healthy food with people that they love.

Anzia Bennett works with local health systems, farmers, artists, and community-based organizations to develop programs that are responsive to community-articulated needs, address the social and structural determinants of health, and celebrate food traditions. She is deeply committed to justice, and she works to build healthier communities where people live with dignity and joy.