Simran was born in Germany, grew up in North Carolina, and is proud
to be a Punjabi. She brings you TreeHugger News and is currently
working on growing TreeHuggerTV into a video smorgasbord. Simran is an
award-winning journalist who produced and anchored the news for MTV
Asia, co-created the MTV India news division, and developed programming
for the BBC and Doordarshan through her independent production company
SHE TV. She hosted Ethical Markets, the magazine-style series created
by futurist Hazel Henderson that highlights sustainable business
practices and corporate social responsibility, and is a contributing
author of the forthcoming book Ethical Markets: Growing the Green Economy.   

Simran holds an MBA in sustainable management from the Presidio
School of Management and a BA in Sociology and Women’s Studies from
Smith College. In her spare time, Simran dedicates herself to media
advocacy, serving on the board of directors for the National Radio
Project and on the advisory board for New York’s National Public Radio
affiliate, WNYC. She is also developing a nutrition and food justice
curriculum within her Sugar Hill, Harlem community and is thinking
about training for the Angkor Wat marathon.