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Laura Turner Seydel

Director, Turner Foundation

Laura Turner Seydel works with organizations that are solving the biggest existential threats facing humanity.   

Laura serves on the board for the UN Foundation, which works as a strategic partner to help the UN mobilize people and resources for collective action, and on the board of the Nuclear Threat Initiative (NTI), which is a global security organization focused on reducing nuclear and biological threats imperiling humanity.

Laura also serves on the board of Project Drawdown, the world’s leading resource for climate solutions, and Waterkeeper Alliance, a network of more than 300 waterkeeper organizations protecting clean water in communities around the world. 

In the field of regenerative agriculture, Laura serves on the board for the Turner Institute of Ecoagriculture (TIE), which researches, practices and disseminates sustainable strategies for conserving ecosystems, agriculture and rural communities.

Laura serves on the advisory board for Kiss the Ground and is associate producer for the documentary “Common Ground,” which promotes regeneration and healthy soil as viable solutions for wellness, water scarcity, the climate crisis and the extinction crisis.  

Additional organizations she serves include the Captain Planet Foundation, Turner Foundation, League of Conservation Voters Education Fund and as a Patron of Nature with the International Union for Conservation of Nature.

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