Diana Cohn is an educator with an active commitment to social justice work. She was a classroom teacher and trained teachers for many years and now works for a national foundation that supports communities working for economic and environmental justice. She has a masters degree in education from Teachers College, Columbia University. Her first book, Dream Carver was published by Chronicle Books. She currently lives in northern California and is a member of the National Writers Union.
She is a hobbyist beekeeper with a deep interest in pollination ecology. She first met Steve Buchmann while working on a radio documentary on the pollination crisis in America. As a result of their meeting they co-founded The Bee Works, an organization dedicated to public education about pollination ecology.