JUNE 2015

Speaker: Makers Series at The Center for Discovery: Insights with Simran Sethi (Hurleyville, NY)
Simran shared insights on how we come together to save the foods we love. This included a preview of her upcoming book Bread, Wine, Chocolate: The Slow Loss of Foods We Love coming out this November.

MARCH 2015

Speaker: In-conversation with oceanographer Sylvia A. Earle and eco-hero Simran Sethi (Adelaide, Australia)
Following their involvement in WOMADelaide’s Planet Talks series, hear these two environmental champions discuss their passion and dedication to a sustainable world at the Hawke Centre at the University of South Australia. Watch the discussion here.

Speaker: The Planet Talks, WOMAD Festival (Adelaide, Australia)
Simran Sethi and Sylvia Earle are two of the world’s most inspiring environmental messengers. Their mission is both clear and hopeful – to inspire us all to take responsibility for, and play a role in creating a better future for the earth for all generations to come. Listen to two of the world’s eco-heroes discuss their hopes and dreams for the planet. Watch the conversation here.

Speaker: All About Women: “How to Save the Planet” (Sydney, Australia)
Legendary American marine biologist Sylvia Earle spoke with journalist and educator Simran Sethi at the Sydney Opera House about the environmental crises looming ahead, from the bottom of the oceans to the topsoil, and how to inspire people to get stuff done. Watch the discussion here.

Presenter: Sustainable Living Festival (Melbourne, Australia)
Simran co-presented with The Wheeler Centre at Australia’s largest sustainable living festival sponsored by the Sustainable Living Foundation. Watch her presentation here.

See more recent presentations here.


ABC Radio (Big Ideas): “Creating Hope”
Platform for Agrobiodiversity Research: “New Book: Bread, Wine, Chocolate: The Slow Loss of Foods We Love”
Alaska Beyond (Alaska Airlines Magazine): “Green Trailblazers”
The Adelaide Review: “Table Talk: Dan Barber, Simran Sethi on the future of farming”
Dumbo Feather: “Simran Sethi is Down to Earth”
ABC Arts: “Simran Sethi: Are we enlightened yet?”
The Field Guide: “Simran Sethi – The Environmental Messenger”
New Internationalist Australia Blog: “Creating hope – Simran Sethi at WOMADelaide”
Agricultural Biodiversity Weblog: “Cup of cocoa brimmeth over”
Metroactive: “Tech Awards Honor Life-Changing Innovators”
The Indian Down Under: “Vandana Shiva and Simran Sethi to speak in WOMAdelaide 2015 Planet talks”
The Guardian: “The craft coffee trend: it’s pricey, but farmers aren’t getting rich”
Resurgence & Ecologist: “A Resurgence of Heirloom Plants”
Jackson Hole Wildlife Film Festival: “Jackson Hole Science Media Awards Announces 2014 Finalists” (QUEST: The Science of Sustainability selected as a finalist for the Best Short Series category.)
Simran featured in “Birds of Unusual Vitality Volume Two”
Stress-Free Sustainability: Leverage Your Emotions, Avoid Burnout and Influence Anyone by Adam Hammes (Simran featured in Acknowledgments, Chapter 5 and Chapter 9)
Participatory Learning: “When ‘New’ Gets Old: Redefining Approaches to Digital Literacy and Citizenship” (A MacArthur Foundation Digital Media and Learning Initiative publication)
Dumbo Feather: “Introducing issue #39”
Birds of Unusual Vitality: “Simran Sethi”
The Huffington Post: “Food Freedom and the People who are Planting the Seeds of Change”
QUEST Member Magazine April 2014: “From High-Tech Bikes to Reviving Extinct Species” (page 4)
Sustainable Brands: “Storytelling and Data: Using Two Sides of the Brain Is Better Than One”
Simran invited to contribute to Global Chorus: A 365-Person Anthology of Worldwide Concern and Enduring Hope
Tasting Cultures: “Meet our TCF Grantee, Simran Preeti Sethi”
Columbia Journalism Review: “QUEST’s quest for sustainability journalism”
KQED Pressroom: “QUEST Launches New Science Series with Award-Winning Host Simran Sethi”
Living Green Magazine: “How to Talk to a Climate Skeptic”
Earth Eats: “Projected Yields Fall Short Of Feeding The World By 2050” (story from Indiana Public Media)
Organic Monitor: “Food Industry Needs More Collaborations to Address Sustainability Issues”
Environmental Leader: “Role of Women in Sustainability”
ECO: “Percorsi di cambiamento verso una società sostenibile”
Culinate: “Seed diversity — Preservationists in action”
OSGATA: “Seeds: The Buried Beginnings of Food”
HOMEGROWN: “Video: Seeds, The Buried Beginnings of Food (Simran Sethi at TEDxManhattan 2013)”
TakePart: “Why You Should Be Worried About Seeds (VIDEO)”
Alltop: “Why seeds are as hot as sex (and just as important for our survival)
ecofluence: “Simran Sethi: How You Can Tell Stories That Matter”
OECD Insights: “Why biodiversity matters”
Simran’s TEDxManhattan featured on the Friends of the David Lubin Memorial Library (FAO) Facebook page, Baker Creek Heirloom Seed Company Facebook page & Slow Food USA Facebook page
St. Kate’s News: “Sustainability described as women’s work, responsibilty”
Schaefer’s Millennium 3: “St. Catherine’s University Hosts Simran Sethi: Fosters Women’s Leadership”
Arena Magazine: “The Bulga Victory”
GreenBiz: “Getting behind the psychology of sustainability”
TriplePundit: “Just Green It! Making Sustainability Cool”
QualEnergia: “Il cambiamento, raccontando rinnovabili e sostenibilità”
Science Is Everyone’s Story: “Science Isn’t a Two-Party System”
Global Green USA: “Seeds for Sustainable Food at TEDx Manhattan”
TEDxManhattan Seeds Mind Map
GreenTech Advocates: “Tell Your Sustainability Story”
Food Republic: “We Asked This Weekend’s TedxManhattan Speakers How To Change The Way We Eat”
Ecocentric: “Organic Farmers Sue Monsanto, Hundreds Converge in Support”
Storify: “Twitter Chat with Simran Sethi” (Storify by TEDxManhattan)
St. Catherine University: “2013 Kelly Distinguished Scholar-in-Residence announced”
The Goshen College Record: “Simran Sethi speaks on agriculture, consciousness and Big Macs”
PRWeb: “TEDxManhattan To Webcast All Day Event Led By Food and Farming Industry Experts”
elephant journal: “elephant journal’s 10 #Mindful Instagram Feeds Worth Following”
The Digital Naturalist: “9 Lessons on How We Engage”
Good Food Jobs: “Interview with The Gastrognomes”
Asia Society: “We Asked Our Experts: What Does Obama’s Re-Election Mean for Asia?”
Mimarizm: “‘Çevre Habercisi’ Simran Sethi SALT’a Geliyor”
James Beard Foundation: “Narrative Interlude: Trust in Identity Simran Sethi, Emmy Award-Winning Journalist”
James Beard Foundation: “Q & A with Environmentalist Simran Sethi”
Everybody Eats News: “We’re Going to Have to Get a Bigger Table: James Beard Foundation Takes on Trust”
Jonathan J. Halperin: “Authenticity and Empathy in the American Food System”
Society for Interpersonal Theory and Research (SITAR) Newsletter: “Expanding the Circle: Nicole Cain and Kate Thomas on an interpersonal TED talk”
Everybody Eats News: “Simran Sethi Comes to the James Beard Foundation Food Conference with News: The Messenger May Just Be the Message”
IdeaMensch: “Simran Sethi – Founder of Metamorphose”
Metropolis Magazine: “We Need Us and Them to Become WE”
elephant journal: “What to Say to a Climate Change Skeptic”
Virgin: “Summer Rayne Oakes – Tigress Reign to TEDx”
Asia Society: “Video: Reframe Climate Change Debate, Says Simran Sethi, and Bridge the Divide”
This is Counter Culture: “Why and How Do We Engage”
Care2: “How Not to Convince Someone to Go Green”
350 or bust: “TED Talk Thursday: There’s A Green Brain Inside Every Climate Skeptic”
ecoAffect: “Make it ‘Us’ to Make it Real”
ecoAffect: “Why Americans Forget About Climate Change”
SUNfiltered: “How to talk to people who deny climate change”
TreeHugger: “How Not to Convince People to Go Green: Throw More Facts At Them” (watch Simran’s TEDxCibeles video here, too)
TEDxPlazaCibeles 2012 (Simran featured on pages 16 & 17)
Interview with Simran Sethi at TedxCibeles with Vodafone
Thirty-Year Plan (Simran featured on slide 29)
Lawrence Journal-World: “Lawrence resident, journalist to address James Beard Foundation on importance of trusting food sources”
The Selection Committee of the 13th Annual Brower Youth Awards
Wamda: “How Startups in Emerging Markets Can Lead a Sustainability Movement: Simran Sethi”
Yo Dona: “No Creo En Las Super Women”
Il Fatto Quotidiano: “Ogm, il Senato Usa dice no all’etichetta per prodotti geneticamente modificati”
Glad2baWoman: “Sister, story teller, lover of seeds – Interview with Simran Sethi”
Phys.Org: “Study: Military providing example of becoming sustainable without politics”
Shift/Transform: “SoS: Why Sustainability Isn’t Getting More Traction and What We Can Do To Change It”
The Huffington Post: “WATCH: Organic Farmers Sue Monsanto, Hundreds Converge in Support”
The Atlantic: “A Conversation With Simran Sethi, Environmental Journalist”
Online News Association: “Student Summit Explores Diverse Storytelling in the Digital Age”
Association for the Advancement of Sustainability in Higher Education: “AASHE’s ‘Higher Education Occupation’ Project”
Business for Social Responsibility: “In Your Words: Journalist and Author Simran Sethi on Leadership”
GOOD: “The Green Side of Business: DODOcase Plans for the Sustainable Road Ahead”
Yesilist: “A Pleasant Chat with Simran Sethi”
Wamda: “How Startups in Emerging Markets Can Lead a Sustainability Movement: Simran Sethi”
WiserEarth: “Capitalism, Communities, and Communication”
WiserEarth: “So What’s Stopping Us All From Going Green?”
EcoSalon: “Lessons from SXSW Eco #1: Changing How We Communicate”
The Christian Post: “Christians Urged to Help Solve Food Crisis”
EcoSalon: “The 20 Most Influential Women in Green”
Vanity Fair 2007: “The Year in Photos”
Beautiful Earth Group: “Vermont Governor Peter Shumlin Receives the 2011 Green Governor of the Year Award”
Coco Eco Magazine: “2010’s Most influential Women in Green” (Simran featured on page 88)
PR Newswire: “Is Your Neighborhood Killing You?”
Metropolis Magazine: “Telling Stories”
Vanity Fair Green Issue: “The Messenger” (JPEG will open in new window)
The Independent: “Eco-Hero of the Planet” (JPEG will open in new window)
Variety: “Sheryl Crow, Laurie David, Melissa Etheridge, Julia Louis-Dreyfus, Simran Sethi & Bonnie Raitt” “Talking Sustainability with Simran Sethi”
Body + Soul: “A Green Goddess”
Asia Society: “As Oil Gushes Off the Gulf Coast, a Search for Answers”
Shanghai American School: “Eco-hero, Simran Sethi, visits Pudong campus”
Wake Forest University: “Environmental Justice Event Draws Diverse Audience”
Whole Life Times: “Conversations: Simran Sethi”
The Pitch: “Best Celebrity”
Sierra Magazine: “Three-Minute Green”
City of Lawrence, Kansas 2009 Annual Report (Simran featured on page 9)
Experience Life: “Real Alignment”
Before It’s News: “Economist Finds Environmental Injustice Across Country”
Smith College: “She Went to Smith: Notable Alumnae”
GreenMarketingBlog: “Is Green Too Green?”
Douglas County Newcomer’s Guide: “Accomplished Lawrence Resident” 
AOL Real Estate: “Oprah Eco-Expert Simran Sethi Moves To…Kansas?”
Lawrence Magazine: “Her Own Hope Spot” (Simran featured on page 12)
The Gort Cloud, by Richard Seireeni and Scott Fields
Center for Diversity & the Environment: “People”
TreeHugger TV: “Re-Visualizing Environmental Activism in the Post-Network Era”
The University of Kansas: “KU graduate students use classroom lessons to help local homeless shelter” “Climate Protection Task Force Audio Podcast” “Townie Guide to … Fighting the Green Fight”
SourceWatch: “Kansas and Coal”
Thinking About Media: “Conversation with Simran Sethi”
The Smith College Sophian: “Journalist Alum Simran Sethi ‘92 Inspires Students to Work for Change”
Earthfirst: “Who’s Who in Green: Simran Sethi”
The Kansas City Star: “Google project could widen gap in Kansas City between computer haves and have nots”
Allure: “Green Hot List”
NY Times: “On the Road to Farm Aid, the Long, Sweet Way”
Oxygen Network: “Etheridge Breathes Deep”
Marcia G. Yerman: “The BlogHer’10 Conference – Women Power Up”