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Wilda Faye Wade

Wilda Faye Wade, American nutritionist, educator. General Foods fellow, 1984, March of Dimes fellow, 1984, Lakeside Manufacturing fellow, 1985.

Background

Wade, Wilda Faye was born on November 16, 1943 in Hookerton, North Carolina, United States. Daughter of Thomas Earl and Thelma Gray (Speight) Hornberger.

Education

Student, Barber-Scotia College, Concord, North Carolina, 1961. Bachelor of Science, North Carolina Agricultural and Technology State University, 1967. Master of Science, North Carolina Agricultural and Technology State University, 1973.

Postgraduate, University North Carolina, Greensboro, since 1984.

Career

Agricultural research technician III University North Carolina, Raleigh, 1967-1975. Nutrition specialist agricultural extension program North Carolina Agricultural and Technology State University, Greensboro, since 1976. Consultant Gerber Baby Foods, Freemont, Michigan, 1980.

Director nutrition for pregnant teens project North Carolina Agricultural and Technology State University, 1984-1986, National March of Dimes, White Plains, New York, since 1984.

Membership

Chairman day care center St. James Baptist Church, Greensboro, 1971-1972, assistant teacher Sunday school, 1983-1984, secretary finance committee, 1983-1984. Member health advisory board United Day Care, Greensboro, 1982-1984. Chairperson Women in International Development committee North Carolina Agricultural and Technology State University, 1982-1984.

Member American Dietetic Association, American Home Economics Association (Fredia DeKnight award 1985), North Carolina Agricultural and Technology State University Home Economics Alumni Association (founder 1970-1972).

Interests

  • Other Interests

    Sewing, needlecraft.

Connections

Married Richard Lee Wade. Children: LaTonya, Sherri, Richard.