Diana Donlon

Director, Soil Centric

Diana Donlon is a soil and climate advocate. As the director for Soil Centric, a new for-purpose organization designed to accelerate engagement in regenerative agriculture, Donlon explores untapped avenues for immediate climate action.

Donlon was the director and founder of Soil Solutions at the Center for Food Safety from 2013 through April 2018, where she helped empower the public to make the critical connections between food and climate. Her recent short filmSoil Solutions to Climate Problems, narrated by Michael Pollan, was screened at COP21 by the French Ministry of Agriculture. Available in four languages, the piece created an aesthetic that has been widely emulated and incorporated into two feature-length films.

Donlon has a bachelor’s degree in History from the University of California, Berkeley; a Master’s in Education from Harvard University and served two years in Peace Corps, Morocco.

Climate One Appearances