Panel – Health Freedom and Health Rights – Exposing Corporate Wrongdoing and Government Failures That Threaten the Integrity of Our Health, Environment and Food system. – Wednesday, Apr 13, 2022, 7:00 pm – 9:30 pm EST
Individual Lecture (live online presentation) – Stacy Malkan – Thursday, Apr 14, 2022, 3:00 pm – 5:00 pm EST
Stacy Malkan is co-founder and managing editor of U.S. Right to Know, a nonprofit investigative research group focused on promoting transparency for public health. She began working on environmental health issues in 2001 and has researched food and agriculture, with a focus on agrichemical industry misinformation campaigns, since 2012. Stacy is author of the award-winning book, Not Just a Pretty Face: The Ugly Side of the Beauty Industry (New Society, 2007), and co-founder of the Campaign for Safe Cosmetics, a coalition of health groups that exposed hazardous chemicals in nail polish, baby products, make-up and hair products and pressured companies to reformulate to safer products. Her work has been published in Time magazine, New York Times, Washington Post, Nature Biotechnology and many other outlets. She has appeared in Teen Vogue, Good Morning America, Wall Street Journal, San Jose Mercury News, San Francisco Chronicle, Democracy Now! and documentary films including The Human Experiment produced by Sean Penn, Pink Skies and Stink Movie (now playing on Netflix). Stacy was media director for the California Right to Know ballot initiative to label genetically engineered foods. For eight years, she served as communications director for Health Care Without Harm, an international coalition of health groups working to transform health care so it is no longer a source of environmental harm. Prior to that role, she worked for a decade as a journalist, editor and newspaper publisher in Colorado. She now lives in the California Bay Area with her husband and son.