Simran Sethi is an award-winning journalist, strategist & educator who teaches & reports on sustainability, environmentalism & social media for social change. Named “the environmental messenger” by Vanity Fair & a “top ten eco-hero of the planet” by the UK’s Guardian, Simran is dedicated to a redefinition of environmentalism that uses innovative forms of engagement & includes voices from the prairie, urban core & global community.
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READ: “Seed diversity — Preservationists in action”
LISTEN: “Stirring the Pot” (Peconic Public Radio, NPR affiliate-Long Island)
WATCH: “The Psychology of Sustainability” at GreenBiz
Simran has lectured in China, Turkey, Italy, Spain & the United States at places ranging from Harvard University to SALT, & moderated events with UN Secretary General Ban Ki-moon & CGI.
Simran’s entry on seed conservation is featured in the upcoming book Food Issues, & her essay on faith & the environment is featured in Orion’s Thirty-Year Plan.
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Simran is the former environmental correspondent for NBC News. She has been featured on CNBC, MSNBC, The History Channel, The Sundance Channel & more.
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Simran is a senior communications advisor to the Center for Environmental Health. She has also advised other NGOs on strategy, storytelling & social media for social change.
Simran’s research on how psychology can illuminate & transform our collective reluctance to address social & environmental challenges & help us foster dialog with unlikely allies.
Simran is the 2013 Sugden Fellow at the University of Melbourne, Australia, & recently served as the Kelly Scholar-in-Residence at St. Catherine University in St. Paul, USA.
Simran has been cited as one of “The 20 Most Influential Women in Green,” The Independent’s “Eco-Hero of the Planet” & an Environmental Woman of Impact.
Join Simran at the Sustainable Foods Summit in Amsterdam, the Festival of Ideas in Melbourne, Australia, & see her seed presentation at TEDxManhattan in New York City.