300-x-250-Feeding-Tom-widgetThe Washington, DC Section is a proud supporter of the IFT Student Association (  In 2012 and 2013 the Section sponsored the IFT Student Association’s Central Atlantic Area Meeting.  The Section is a current sponsor of the IFTSA/Feeding Tomorrow 5K Fun Run & Walk. Proceeds from the event are used to fund scholarships for deserving undergraduate and graduate students pursuing degrees in food science.  For more information on the IFTSA/Feeding Tomorrow 5K Fun Run & Walk visit

Section members also frequently participate in the judging of local science fairs and other K-12 activities.

Student members of IFT are encouraged to become involved in the Section.  A discount meeting registration fee of $5 is offered to students for all programs.