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.
Sweta co-hosts the live weekly radio show “Risky Behavior” on Eaton Radio and is the host and producer of The Center for Climate and Security’s “The Climate and Security Podcast.”
Sweta 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, CGN, NZTV, i24, OAN, ABC, and Newsmax to name a few. She has written extensively in peer-reviewed journals, is co-author of the book “Pharmaceutical and Medical Device Safety: A Study in Public and Private Regulation” from her time as a postdoc at Oxford University, and is currently working on her second book on adaptation to global risks.