Catalyzing and mobilizing a global shift in food choice

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Karen Bouris

Karen Bouris is the Associate Director of the Food Choice Taskforce. A former publisher, editor-in-chief, documentary producer, curator and non-profit executive director, Karen’s work has always focused on the environment, social justice and the arts. Using media as a tool for movement building, she has designed national campaigns with groups such as, Blue Frontier and the National Council of Women’s Organizations. She has also launched hundreds of book campaigns, including a dozen New York Times bestsellers at HarperCollins and other independent publishers. She was the Founding Executive Director of The Merwin Conservancy, where she established an environmental and arts sanctuary, created a supporting endowment and produced an award-winning PBS documentary on W.S. Merwin. She has also provided content and strategy for PeopleSoft, Cisco,, His Holiness the Dalai Lama, TEDxMaui and Spirituality & Health magazine, among others. Karen is a graduate of the University of California, Berkeley.