Biography of Simran Sethi
Named one of the top 10 eco-heroes of the planet by the UK's Independent and lauded as the "environmental messenger" by Vanity Fair, Simran has contributed numerous segments to Nightly News with Brian Williams, CNBC, The Oprah Winfrey Show, NBC's Today, Ellen DeGeneres Show, Martha Stewart Show and History Channel. She is committed to a redefinition of environmentalism that includes voices from the prairie, the inner city and the global community.
Simran blogs about sustainability and life cycle analysis for The Huffington Post and Alternet. She has been a featured guest on NPR and is the host of the Emmy-winning PBS documentary A School in the Woods. She has lectured at institutions ranging from the Commonwealth Club to Cornell University; keynoted conferences including Bioneers by the Bay, the Green Business Conference and the North American Association For Environmental Education; and moderated panels for the Clinton Global Initiative University, Demos and the Climate Group.
Simran is an associate fellow at the Asia Society and serves on the Sustainability Advisory Board for the city of Lawrence, Kansas. She holds an MBA in sustainable business from the Presidio Graduate School and graduated cum laude with a bachelor's degree in sociology and women''s studies from Smith College. She is the 2009 recipient of the Smith College Medal, awarded to alumnae demonstrating extraordinary professional achievements and outstanding service to their communities.
Additional information can be found on her website, SimranSethi.com.