Susan Rockefeller Founder & CEO, Protect What Is Precious
Susan Rockefeller is a Social Entrepreneur, Filmmaker, and Founder of Protect What Is Precious, a company that connect brands to causes by offering them a platform for the development and marketing of products that contribute to a more sustainable, better future. Susan’s films have explored a range of contemporary issues, often using both real life heroes and those of myths to confront issues such as ocean acidification and the future of ocean health, PTSD and the use of music to heal, the confluence of race, poverty and illness, and global food sustainability. The films have aired on HBO, PBS, and the Discovery Channel. Susan sits on the boards of Oceana, Stone Barns Center for Food and Agriculture, We Are Family Foundation and is a member of Natural Resources Defense Council Global Leadership Council. She received her undergraduate degree from Hampshire College, a certificate in ecological horticulture from University of California Santa Cruz and her master’s degree from NYU.