Co-creator, Fresh Moves Mobile Market; Co-founder, Food Desert Action
Sheelah Muhammad is co-founder of Food Desert Action and co-creator of the Fresh Moves Mobile Produce Market. Her social enterprise uses innovative community-based solutions to increase access to fresh, healthy food options in low-income, historically excluded and underserved communities. Sheelah is known for her high energy, proactive leadership style and her wide-range of expertise developed over nearly twenty years of professional history. She has successfully worked in domestic and international markets with Fortune 500, government, philanthropic and nonprofit organizations. As a social entrepreneur, a naprapath and the daughter of a grocer, Sheelah is ardent about positively shifting the health trajectory of children and families in low-resource communities. She has spent the vast majority of her career creating and implementing organization and strategic program initiatives to advance social, economic, racial and health equity. Her years of experience in community development and social justice have shaped her belief that where you live determines how you live.