Interviews Archive

By: Amanda Sia, Abbie Sommer and Mackenzie Hannum “The time for food is now.” – Maria Velissariou Food science is a major and a career that spans across many disciplines. Some people study chemistry, microbiology, statistics, engineering – the...
By: Amanda Sia, Abbie Sommer and Mackenzie Hannum As a young girl in Greece, Maria Velissariou never imagined she would end up as Vice President for PepsiCo Nutrition R&D with responsibility for global grains, dairy and children’s platforms. Maria grew...
BY: ALEX PIERCE-FELDMEYER & MACKENZIE HANNUM How one woman started a sensory consulting business when there was no place for a woman in Corporate America. Where it all started… Mona Wolf grew up in Southern Indiana. She was a...