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Erin Schrode

2015 Speaker

ERIN SCHRODE is a green girl and ecopreneur. As the “face of the new green generation,” the co-founder of Turning Green promotes global sustainability, youth leadership, environmental education and conscious lifestyle choices. Since 2005, her youth-driven non-profit has developed environmental education and social action platforms to inspire, educate, and mobilize millions of students and the public worldwide. Schrode speaks internationally and consults with corporations, organizations and governments on millennials, sustainability and social good – including Apple, the U.S. State Department, Whole Foods Market, The Coca-Cola Company, Nestlé, Unilever, Chipotle, the United Nations, EPA and more – to drive positive impact, conscious consumption, and purpose in business. This “sustainability prodigy” has been featured in and tapped as an expert for The New York Times, Vanity Fair, ABC, CNN, San Francisco Chronicle, New York Post, Seventeen magazine, Teen Vogue, NBC, BBC, FOX, Nat Geo, E! and various multimedia outlets. While working in disaster response in Haiti, she founded The Schoolbag, a youth education project to provide materials for students in need, as well as initiate active citizenry and environmental stewardship. Schrode recently graduated from NYU as a DEANS scholar, after terms abroad in the Middle East, West Africa, South America and Europe. @erinschrode