Social entrepreneur Sonalie Figueiras is the founder and editor-in-chief of Green Queen, an award-winning media platform advocating social and environmental change. She’s also the founder and CEO of Ekowarehouse, a sourcing platform for organic products, and SourceGreenPackaging. com, the world’s first marketplace for sustainable packaging with a mission to fight single-use plastic waste.
Born in Hong Kong to French and Indian parents, Figueiras is a graduate of the University of Pennsylvania. As well as having more than a decade’s experience in publishing, digital marketing, organic trade, sustainability, alternative proteins and green packaging, she’s both an eco-wellness industry veteran and an international speaker and moderator, having shared her expertise with Harvard Business School and twice at TEDx.
“The climate emergency is happening right now,” says this committed eco- warrior, raising red flags about the urgency of going green. “If you’re not part of the fight to fix this mess, what are you doing with your life, really?”