Dr. Aurora Dawn Benton is Founder and Chief Change Agent of Astrapto LLC, which exists to advance positive impact in the workplace. Her passion is to make sustainability practical and approachable for people whose main job is not sustainability, but who have a passion to improve social and environmental performance in their operations and supply chains. Aurora loves helping people realize their potential while discovering a greater purpose for good in business.
Her work includes creating and scaling sustainability strategies, teaching college students how to launch real green teams, and helping global organizations reduce food and materials waste. Aurora has mentored social entrepreneurs and run small business workshops for over a decade. She has been a thought leader in establishing hospitality industry standards and education programs for sustainability. She is currently guiding a volunteer team in the development of a supplier diversity toolkit for the events industry.