Diane is Founder & Executive Director of Change Food, a nonprofit program that raises public awareness and educates consumers about problems and solutions with today's food and farming system. She is also the organizer/host for TEDxManhattan "Changing the Way We Eat", a one-day, independently organized TED event on sustainable food. The event will feature live and recorded talks and will be simulcast live around the country. More information can be found at www.TEDxManhattan.org.
Previously, Diane was co-founder and director of The Glynwood Institute for Sustainable Food and Farming, as well as founder and director of Sustainable Table where she developed and managed creative projects to raise awareness and educate consumers about sustainable food and farming. She is Executive Producer and was head of marketing for the critically acclaimed animated films The Meatrix, The Meatrix II: Revolting, and The Meatrix II The movies won numerous awards, including a Webby and one at SXSW. She is a founder of the Eat Well Guide, an online consumer directory of sustainable food in the United States and Canada. She also worked with a team of consultants based nationally to identify and hold accountable CAFO's (concentrated animal feeding operations - or factory farms) and to help communities dealing with industrial animal operations.
TEDActive 2015, TEDActive 2014, TEDActive 2013, TEDActive 2012, TEDActive 2011, TEDActive 2010, TED2009
Areas of Expertise
Local sustainable food, Marketing Not-for-profit organizations, Grassroots Marketing