Co-Founder, FEED Collaborative, Stanford University
Debra is a faculty member at Stanford University's d.school where she co-founded the FEED (Food Entrepreneurship, Education and Design) Collaborative, an exciting partnership between the d.school and the School of Earth Sciences that cultivates radical innovation in the food system through human centered design and project-based, experiential learning in partnership with innovative businesses and non-profit organizations. She also works as an advisor to social ventures around the world.
Previously Debra was a business executive at Hewlett Packard where the common threads in her broad, 22-year career were driving large scale change, creating new businesses and producing positive social impact and good business results concurrently.
She serves on the Boards of the Skoll Foundation, B Lab, IDEO.org and the global advisory board of the African Leadership University. She is dedicated to food system transformation, social entrepreneurship and business as a force for good.
Debra received her BA from Brown University and her MBA from Harvard University.