Speakers

Cam Awesome

Cam F. Awesome –  Emcee

#1 Rank boxer in America on the way to the Olympics. Cam, a vegan living in Kansas City, travels the world “to punch people in the face.” Cam is also a stand-up comedian and motivational speaker.

Torre Washington

Torre Washington

Torre is a seven time winning all natural body builder and holds pro cards with four distinct body bodybuilding organizations. Vegan since 1998.

Moniq Brown Vegan

Monique – Brown Vegan

Monique provides resources to vegan curious families who want a “down-to-earth approach to vegan life.”

Paul Shapiro HSUS

Paul Shapiro – Vice President, Policy – HSUS

From 2005–2016 Paul served as the head of HSUS‘s farm animal protection efforts, where he played an integral role in numerous successful legislative and corporate campaigns to improve the plight of farm animals.
Paul founded Compassion Over Killing in 1995 and served as its Campaigns Director until January 2005.

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Bruce Friedrich 

Bruce is executive director of The Good Food Institute (see GFI.org) and co-founder of New Crop Capital (NewCropCapital.com).

Julianna Hever

Julieanna Hever 

Julieanna Hever, M.S., R.D., C.P.T. , The Plant-Based Dietitian, is a passionate advocate of the miracles associated with following a whole food, plant-based diet. Julieanna is the host of Veria Living’s What Would Julieanna Do?, author of the upcoming book, The Vegiterranean Diet, author of The Complete Idiot’s Guide to Plant-Based Nutrition, co-author of The Complete Idiot’s Guide to Gluten-Free Vegan Cooking, and the nutrition columnist for VegNews Magazine. Julieanna maintains a private practice in Los Angeles and lectures internationally. 

 

 

Terry Romero - Vegan Cookbook Author

Terry Hope Romero 

Terry is a best-selling vegan cookbook author of Vegan Eats World, Veganomicon, Vegan Cupcakes Take Over the World, Viva Vegan!, Salad Samurai, and more.

 

Vegan Roadie

Dustin Harder – The Vegan Roadie

Dustin Harder is the host and creator of the web series The Vegan Roadie. A plant based personal chef and graduate of the Natural Gourmet Institute in NYC, he believes plants not only make the world a beautiful place but a tastier one as well!

Ellie Laks Gentle Barn

Ellie Laks – Founder and Author, The Gentle Barn

Ellie Laks is the Founder of The Gentle Barn Foundation, a national organization that rescues and rehabilitates unwanted animals, and heals people with the same stories of abuse and neglect. She is a celebrated animal welfare advocate, humane educator, and the author of “My Gentle Barn: Creating a sanctuary where animals heal and children learn to hope”.