Sweta Chakraborty

Founder & Principal
Adapt to Thrive

Dr. Sweta Chakraborty is a risk and behavioral scientist whose work is motivated by the need for clear, credible, evidence-based communication to urgently and proactively manage the risks that threaten human security and well-being. She is the founder and principle of Adapt to Thrive, a venture that seeks to better inform individuals, businesses, and government entities on the complex, interconnected challenges, such as food security and disease, already existing and emerging from a warming planet.

Concurrently, she is a Policy and Communications Fellow at the Center for Climate and Security where she is the host of The Climate and Security Podcast. She also serves on the board of the Serendipity Foundation, where she funds global non-profits, as well as the boards for America Adapts and We Don’t Have Time. Additionally she volunteers as an ambassador for organizations such as the B-STEM project, Dreamwakers, and Scientista to empower women and underrepresented groups to pursue careers in STEM.

Sweta is regularly interviewed on major, international news media outlets including CNN, the BBC, Fox News Channel, Sky News, NZTV, i24, OAN, ABC, and Newsmax to name a few. She has written extensively in peer-reviewed journals, is co-author of a forthcoming book from her time as a postdoc at Oxford University, and is currently working on her first commercial book on adaptation to global risks.



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