Climate Friendly Cuisine 2018 Speakers

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Sophie Egan, MPH is director of health and sustainability leadership as well as the editorial director for strategic initiatives at The Culinary Institute of America. In this role, she oversees a portfolio of a dozen initiatives, which includes: co-leading projects for a number of key partnerships such as those with Google and Harvard T. H. Chan School of Public Health; directing programming for four annual conferences; and serving as co-director of the Menus of Change University Research Collaborative, a joint initiative with Stanford University. Based in San Francisco, Sophie is a contributor to The New York Times’ Well blog, and has written about food and health for The Washington Post, Time, The Wall Street Journal, Bon Appétit, WIRED, and Sunset magazine. She holds a master of public health, with a focus on health and social behavior, from University of California, Berkeley, where she was a Center for Health Leadership fellow. She also holds a BA with honors in history from Stanford University. Sophie is the author of the book, Devoured: How What We Eat Defines Who We Are. In 2016, she was named one of the UC Global Food Initiative’s 30 Under 30.