Laura Turner Seydel

Laura Turner

Captain Planet Foundation Board

Chair of Captain Planet Foundation and Director of Turner Foundation

Laura Turner Seydel is an international environmental advocate and eco-living expert dedicated to creating a healthy and sustainable future for our children. Laura is the chairperson of the Captain Planet Foundation where she helps guide the foundation in empowering and engaging young people to become the next generation of environmental changemakers. 

Laura is the cofounder of the Chattahoochee Riverkeeper which has fought hard and smart since 1994 to make the water of the Chattahoochee River drinkable, swimmable and fishable and cofounder of Mothers and Others for Clean Air which works to protect children’s health by reducing the impact of air pollution and climate change throughout the Southeast.

She serves on the board of Project Drawdown which was the first to enlist researchers to map, model and measure the top 100 scalable solutions to address global warming and the Children & Nature Network, whose mission it is that all children grow up realizing the many benefits — physically, mentally, developmentally and cognitively — that exposure to nature provides.

Laura also serves on the boards of the Turner Foundation, United Nations Foundation, Nuclear Threat Initiative, League of Conservation Voters Education Fund, Waterkeeper Alliance, Carter Center Board of Councilors, Advisory Board for the Ray C. Anderson Foundation and is a Patron of Nature with the International Union for Conservation of Nature.