Simran Sethi is a journalist and educator focused on food, sustainbility and social change. She is currently writing a book on the loss of biodiversity in food and agriculture, title “Bread, Wine, Chocolate: The Slow Loss of Foods We Love,” commissioned by HarperCollins Publishers (2015), is an associate at the University of Melbourne’s Sustainable Society Institute in Australia, and was recently a visiting scholar at the Cocoa Research Centre in St. Augustine, Trinidad. Sethi is the contributing author of “Ethical Markets: Growing the Green Economy,” winner of the bronze 2008 Axiom Award for Best Business Ethics Books. She has written about sustainability for FoodTank, The Huffington Post, Metropolis Magazine, Mother Earth News, Oprah.com and the Guggenheim Museum.
Sethi was the host of the 2013-2014 PBS QUEST series on science and sustainability. As the environmental correspondent for NBC News, she contributed numerous segments to “NBC Nightly News,” CNBC, MSNBC and “The Today Show.” Sethi was also the anchor and writer of the Sundance Channel’s environmental programming “The Green,” and has been featured on the History Channel, National Public Radio, as well as on media Australia, India and Italy. Sethi was also the host of the Emmy award-winning PBS documentary “A School in the Woods.”