Vandana Shiva

Biography

One of the world's most influential and provocative intellectuals, Dr. Vandana Shiva is a physicist and activist who seeks to "defend and protect nature and the rights of people to access to food and water and dignified jobs and livelihoods" (www.vandanashiva.org).  She spoke with the Weave during the 2011 visit of a group of St. Lawrence University students and faculty to Navdanya, the think tank and "seed bank" she founded in 1987.