Maria Rodale is the CEO and Chairman of Rodale Inc., the global voice for health and wellness with a mission to inspire and enable people to improve their lives and the world around them.Â Reaching more than 100 million people worldwide, Rodale publishes some of the best-known health and wellness magazines, including Menâ€™s Health, Prevention, Runnerâ€™s World, Womenâ€™s Health, and Organic Gardening. The company is also one of the largest independent booksellers in the United States with a collection of bestselling titles that include An Inconvenient Truth, by Al Gore and The Honest Life, by Jessica Alba.
Maria is an activist and a businesswoman who has made promoting the benefits of an organic lifestyle both her personal mission and her business. In 2013, she created and launched Rodaleâ€™s, an online shopping destination that offers healthy solutions for a happy life.Â She also started Maria’s Farm Country Kitchen, a blog that offers a digital experience of the contemporary kitchen table: a place to exchange recipes, entertain visits from friends, and discuss timely ideas.
The author of several books, Maria is known for her 2010 title Organic Manifesto: How Organic Farming Can Heal Our Planet, Feed the World, and Keep Us Safe.