Green Festival Speakers

Sharon Smith


Sharon Smith is an organizer and trainer, active in social change movements for global justice, human rights and environmental sustainability. She has worked with student networks to achieve landmark environmental victories in the logging and finance sectors, and has trained thousands of youth in advocacy for social change. As Program Advisor for the Brower Youth Awards at Earth Island Institute, Sharon supported hundreds of emerging environmental activists annually and co-produced Emmy award-winning films shown on The Sundance Channel and PBS. A California native, she currently resides in New Haven, Connecticut.