Board member since: 2023
Board Position: At-Large Director
Brandi DeCarli is an accomplished entrepreneur and thought leader in the agtech sector. She is the Founding Partner and CEO of Farm from a Box, a revolutionary cleantech-powered infrastructure for climate-resilient local food production. Brandi is dedicated to fortifying local and regional food systems, enabling smallholder farms and cooperatives to build commercial production and livelihoods through high-quality, regeneratively grown crops.
In addition to her role at Farm from a Box, Brandi is an Advisor for the Climate Resolute Coalition, an alliance of public and private companies that tap into the power of global supply chains to accelerate progress in climate and gender goals. Serving on the Innovators Council for the U.S. State Department's Office of Global Women's Issues, she acts as a mentor for the U.S.- India Women Innovator’s Mentorship Program, sharing her learnings with emerging climate innovators.
Recognized as a respected global speaker, Brandi has addressed audiences on the vital role of technology in climate resilience, economic empowerment, and women's leadership. Notable engagements include participation in COP27's pivotal discussion on the "Role of Gender Equity for a Just and Sustainable Climate Transition," her TEDx talk titled "How Technology and Togetherness can Transform our World," and a presentation on "Food as Pathway to Peace and Prosperity" at the Explorer's Club Annual Summit, GLEX.
Brandi is a fervent advocate for collaboration and innovation. Rejecting outdated norms, she champions the power of compassion and connection, believing these values are potent catalysts for positive, sustainable change in our world.