Alexandra Destler



Alexandra Destler

About Me

For over two decades, Alexandra has worked to spark swift change in our public health system. Her aim? To promote global sustainability – not in theory but in practice. Rather than preaching to the converted, she brings together public and private organizations, champions and naysayers, leading healthcare, non-profit and Fortune 500 companies, to drive change. She launched the Public Health Institute’s Center for Climate Change and the American Hospital Association’s environmental stewardship initiative; co-developed The Greenfield Path, a communications project driving Ford Motor Company’s move to a more sustainable business; and directed Playworks’s capital campaign, raising a record $27.3 million in two years. Most recently, vexed by a vinyl bathmat leeching chemicals into the bathwater of her baby, she resolved to focus on prenatal environmental education – our lack of which costs the US $76.6B a year, and many children their health. Alexandra holds degrees from Harvard, Cornell and the Sorbonne.

Title: Founder + CEO + Mom

Company/Affiliation: SafetyNEST

Interest: Toxic free babies!

Industry: Health & Environment

Twitter: @mySafetyNEST



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