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About The Speaker

Danna Smith

Danna Smith

Danna Smith is the founder and Executive Director of Dogwood Alliance, and for more than 20 years, she has been at the forefront of forest protection in the US, leading hard-hitting campaigns and negotiating ground-breaking forest protection commitments from some of the largest companies in the world. Danna is a leading voice challenging the status quo, connecting the dots between climate change, forest destruction and social justice and pushing for forest protection in the US at a scale necessary to meet the sustainability challenges of the 21st Century. She holds a law degree from Emory University.

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