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Sophie Egan

Environmentalism; Food & Lifestyle; Social Justice and Activism; Library; College/University

Speaker Bio

A leading authority on mindful and sustainable food choices, Sophie Egan speaks on a variety of topics at the intersection of food, health, and climate, and has been a guest speaker at conferences, universities, and corporations all over the world.

Is organic really worth it? Are eggs okay to eat? If so, which ones are the best for you and for the chicken? What about farm-raised salmon, soy milk, coconut oil, and almonds? Sophie uses three criteria in her book, How to Be a Conscious Eater: Making Food Choices that are Good for You, Others, and the Planet to help us navigate the overwhelming world of food, and its impact on humans and environmental health: Is it good for me? Is it good for others? Is it good for the planet?

She serves as Director of Strategy for Food for Climate League, Co-Director of the Menus of Change University Research Collaborative, and Senior Advisor for Sustainable Food Systems at Stanford University. She is also a contributor to The New York Times Health section and the founder of Full Table Solutions, a consulting practice dedicated to food systems transformation.

Her writing has been featured in The Washington PostTIMEParentsThe Wall Street JournalBon AppétitWIRED, EatingWell, Edible San Francisco, FoodTank, and Sunset magazine.


Speaking Topics

Conscious Food Choices: How to Read Labels and Navigate Marketing Claims

Eating for Impact: The Power of Food as a Tool for Climate Action

Conscious Eating Tips for Parents: Nutritious and Sustainable Ways to Feed Your Family

Health and Social Behavior: How Social Norms Affect Food Choices

The Future of Food

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By the Author

Booking Info

Sophie Egan’s speaking engagements are handled by the Hachette Speakers Bureau, a division of Hachette Book Group and an accredited member of the International Association of Speakers Bureaus. Contact us to learn more.