More Great Speakers For Earth Day Events
JANE GOODALL: World-Renowned Conservationist; Founder, Jane Goodall Institute; United Nations Messenger of Peace
An iconic conservationist, Goodall's work studying chimpanzees in the Gombe forever changed the way we understand our world, and broke barriers for women in science. Today, at the helm of the Jane Goodall Institute she is on the frontlines of the fight to save our planet.
CAROL BROWNER: Director, White House Office of Energy and Climate Change Policy (2009-2011); Administrator, U.S. Environmental Protection Agency (1993-2001); Member of President Biden's Campaign Climate Engagement Advisory Council; Distinguished Senior Fellow, Center for American Progress
Browner has been at the forefront of the United States’ environmental and energy polices for over a quarter of a century. She understands issues around energy security and climate change, and the push-and-pull between business, regulators and the environment, especially when it comes to carbon-free energy, of which Browner is a vocal advocate.
HOPE JAHREN: Award-Winning Scientist; Bestselling Author of The Story of More: How We Got to Climate Change & Where to Go From Here and Lab Girl.
Jahren is an award-winning scientist and best-selling author who helps us see that science is personal. She shares her insights from her study of climate change and plants with humor and emotion, helping us see our interconnectedness and interdependence with the world around us.
ADAM MET: Twelve-Time Platinum Award-Winning Musician in AJR; Interdisciplinary Thinker and Academic; Founder and Executive Director, Sustainable Partner, Inc.; Advocate for the UN Development Program
Met's interests bridge the worlds of music, sustainability, law, academia, policy, marketing, and technology. As the founder and Executive Director of Sustainable Partners Inc., he leads a nonprofit that addresses climate change systems through media, academic research fellowships, and incentive-based initiatives.
STEPHANIE SHEPHERD: Environmental Advocate and Social Entrapper; Co-Founder, Future Earth; Ambassador, Days For Girls International and The Environmental Working Group; Philanthropist
Shepherd is all about making change accessible to those who want to help and her optimistic talk offers a mix of facts and tips for reducing environmental impact and living a more sustainable life. Chock full of everyday actions and sustainability practices audience individuals can take part in, Stephanie's engaging, relatable and digestible presentation resonates with audiences of all ages and backgrounds.
AMNA NAWAZ: Peabody and Emmy Award-Winning Broadcast Journalist; Chief Correspondent, PBS NewsHour
Amna’s portfolio is broad, delving into politics, foreign affairs, education, climate change, culture and sports to great acclaim. With her Peabody Award-winning work for NewsHour’s ‘Global Plastic Problem’, Amna is available to address audiences about environmental impact.
NICOLAS JAMMET, NATHANIEL RU, and JONATHAN NEMAN are the co-founders and co-CEOs of sweetgreen, a restaurant that offers simple, healthy food. They've made the pledge to become carbon neutral by 2027 by using sustainable sourcing, menu development, and changing how they build restaurants. They each speak on making companies greener, innovation in business, and more.