Christiana curates and catalyzes conversations on the future of food through research, events, and advocacy. She is the curator of the Flourish content at the Near Future Summit 2017. She was most recently the Executive Director of Food Choice Taskforce, a focused initiative to address the environmental impact of animal sourced foods and led the My Plate My Planet, an initiative set up to amplify the voices of environmental and public health leaders advocating for sustainability in the 2015 U.S. Dietary Guidelines.
Since 2008 she has been an operating partner at Satori Capital, an investment firm focused on sustainable investing, providing conscious capital and helping to grow the market for products and firms dedicated to a sustainable future. Christiana’s unique perspective as a twenty-something businesswoman has landed her on the cover of Kiplinger’s and inside The New York Times, C Magazine, the Dallas Morning News, The Herald Tribune and Treehugger.com, among others.
She was a founding partner of Zaadz.com- an online network for people who want to change the world, which was sold to Gaiam, inc. in 2007. Her passion for social technology, and global change and empowering young entrepreneurs globally keeps her on the cutting edge of new media and emerging ideas.
As a young girl, Christiana inspired her father’s environmental education, which ultimately led him to found one of the largest clean-energy companies in the country, Green Mountain Energy, which sold to NRG, inc. in September 2010.
Christiana is actively engaged in researching and writing on the topic of the future of food with an emphasis on the future of meat.