For over a decade Laurie David has brought her passion and dedication to a variety of important environmental and health issues from global warming to America’s overconsumption of sugar to regenerative agriculture.
Laurie was a producer on the Academy award-winning An Inconvenient Truth and executive producer on Fed Up, a feature-length documentary that examines the surprising truth about how our food is making us sick. Most recently she is the executive producer of the award winning The Biggest Little Farm now streaming on Hulu and The Social Dilemma, exploring our addiction to social media, on Netflix.
Laurie has also written several cookbooks including The Family Cooks: 100+ Recipes to Get Your Family Craving Food That’s Simple, Tasty, and Incredibly Good for You and The Family Dinner: Great Ways to Connect with Your Kids One Meal at a Time. Both books focus on healthy family dinners and importance of enjoying home-cooked meals together. She also coauthored the children’s book The Down-to-Earth Guide to Global Warming, which has been published in over ten languages.
Laurie has received numerous awards and honors, including the Producers Guild of America’s Stanley Kramer Award, a Humanitas Prize Special Award and a Gracie Allen Award. Laurie has been honored with the Audubon Society’s Rachel Carson Award, the Feminist Majority’s Eleanor Roosevelt Award and the NRDC Forces for Nature award.
She expresses her daily frustrations on twitter. You can follow her @Laurie_David