Erin Schrode is a citizen activist, community organizer, and vocal advocate for environmental action, social justice, public health, and responsible consumption. Since co-founding Turning Green in 2005, she has developed education and social action platforms to inspire, educate, and mobilize millions of students and the global public with this non-profit and beyond.
A passionate writer and orator, Erin the eco correspondent for Fusion (ABC and Univision’s new joint venture), speaks internationally, and consults with corporations and organizations – including Apple, IKEA, the US State Department, The Coca-Cola Company, Nestlé, Unilever, Chipotle, United Nations, EPA and more – on millennials, sustainability, social consumption, digital tendencies, and purpose to drive positive impact and better business. Honoring her commitment to lead through action, The White House called Erin “a dynamic, passionate and ambitious young woman committed to creating big change everywhere she goes.”
A leading voice for over a decade, Erin has been featured in and tapped as an expert for the New York Times, CNN, Vanity Fair, San Francisco Chronicle, New York Post, Seventeen Magazine, Teen Vogue, National Geographic, ABC, NBC, BBC, FOX, Discovery, E!, Sundance, AOL, HelloGiggles, GOOD, Slate, in various books, publications, and other multimedia outlets. She shares her voice on The Huffington Post, her blog, Twitter, Instagram, Facebook, and Snapchat. CNN profiled Erin as a Green Pioneer, naming her one of six “leading lights in the environmental movement; [a] role model for young environmentalists inspires others to follow in her footsteps,” while Participant Media elected her one of ten Inspiring Climate Leaders alongside Al Gore, Bill McKibben, and global luminaries.