By Lisa Dorfman, MS, RD, CSSD, LMHC, FAND, CR Chairperson It’s no wonder it took nearly two years of my CR Chair term to connect with our Japan CR. Amanda is a young mother of two small boys, a Rutgers PhD graduate and fellow alumni of the Florida International University’s Master’s program.  This working mom stays busy 24/7 as she juggles her family’s needs and a career as a nutrition research consultant, author & community educator for parents of young children. Meet Amanda This self-proclaimed nomad and native upstate New Yorker found her soul mate in Miami. Her like-minded world-seeking traveler and attorney husband Jesse was thrilled that Amanda agreed to move to Japan after he accepted a position with his law firm’s Japanese client. In just 8 years of marriage they have lived in 11 homes stateside but when the opportunity presented itself to move to Japan for work, they packed their bags for the new adventure. They live in a ExPat dense Minato area of Tokyo where their son Miles attends an international school and Amanda works from home while caring for their 5 month old son, Zeke. As a former FDA Research Fellow, Amanda has research expertise […]

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