About Seeds for Change
Seeds for Change documents how Suri and Edda Sehgal, refugees who each escaped dangerous and difficult circumstances as children, came to America as young adults (from India and Germany respectively), met and fell in love, and went on to have more astonishing experiences as talented and visionary business leaders, generous philanthropists, and proud Americans. As a crop scientist, seedsman, and agricultural visionary, Suri became a respected and pivotal figure in the development of the global hybrid-seed industry. He and Edda have shared their resulting good fortune with those in need around the world. Their personal history is a chronicle of remarkable events and people, but most importantly, an enduring lifelong commitment to helping others that is their family legacy.
Marly Cornell is an artist, writer, and manuscript editor with a BFA from Moore College of Art in Philadelphia and an MA from St. Mary's University of Minnesota. She maintains a painting and writing studio in Minneapolis, Minnesota, where she lives with her husband Ernie Feil and dogs Reuben and Zoey. Her book about her daughter, The Able Life of Cody Jane, won a Midwest Book Award; Seeds for Change: The Lives and Work of Suri and Edda Sehgal won multiple book awards: a silver Foreword Reviews magazine Indie Book of the Year Award, two gold Midwest Book Awards, a first place National Indie Excellence Award, and two silver Ben Franklin Awards.