Sophie Egan

Director, Health and Sustainability Leadership and Editorial Director, Strategic Initiatives, The Culinary Institute of America

Sophie Egan is the Director of Health and Sustainability Leadership and the Editorial Director for the Strategic Initiatives Group at The Culinary Institute of America, where oversees a portfolio of the CIA’s food industry thought-leadership programs focused on nutrition and the environment. She is a contributor to The Washington PostTime, The Wall Street Journal, Bon Appétit, WIRED, Forbes, Mic, Edible San Francisco, and The New York Times. She recently released her first book, Devoured: How What We Eat Defines Who We Are. She holds a master of public health from University of California, Berkeley, with a focus on health and social behavior, and a bachelor of arts with honors in history from Stanford University.

Courses, Events & Writings

Devoured: From Chicken Wings to Kale Smoothies—How What We Eat Defines Who We Are

Sophie Egan takes readers on an eye-opening journey through how and what Americans eat and why—a flavorful blend of The Omnivore’s Dilemma, Salt Sugar Fat, and Freakonomics that reveals how the way we live shapes the way we eat.