Laura Turner Seydel is a philanthropist and activist for social change. She is the Chair of the Captain Planet Foundation, a public charity based on the animated TV series Captain Planet and the Planeteers, co-founded by her father, Ted Turner. The foundation’s mission is to engage children and instill in them a passion for stewardship of the planet
Laura works with a range of organizations that address threats to climate and other natural systems. She serves on the Board of Project Drawdown, whose focus is the most promising scalable solutions to global warming. She is also the Vice Chair of the League of Conservation Voters Education Fund.