Physicist, environmental activist and ecofeminist thinker
Doctor of Physical Sciences, Vandana Shiva (Dehradun, India, 1952). She is one of the founders of the gender unit at the International Centre for Integrated Mountain Development (ICIMOD) and the Women’s Environment & Development Organization (WEDO). She chairs the International Commission on the Future of Food and Agriculture (Tuscany, Italy) and is a member of the World Future Council and the board of the International Forum on Globalization.
Vandana is the author of books such as Making Peace with the Earth, Earth Democracy, Soil Not Oil, Staying Alive, Stolen Harvest, Water Wars and Globalization’s New Wars. She has received more than twenty international awards, including the Right Livelihood Award, considered the Alternative Nobel Prize (1993), the LennonOno Grant for Peace (2008), the Sydney Peace Prize (2010) and the Calgary Peace Prize (2011).
Articles by Vandana Shiva
The coronavirus health emergency has made us see that the planet’s health and our health are inseparable. We must deglobalise the food system that is driving climate...
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