Vegan Parenting Panel
Robyn Moore is a vegan mom to two children. She holds a master’s degree in education and a certificate in Plant-Based Nutrition from Cornell University, and she is currently pursing a certificate in Humane Education. She is the creator of the Rasing VegKids, the organizer of NYC Vegetarian & Vegan Families Meetup, and a book reviewer for VegBooks.
Vegan Love: Dating and Partnering As a Vegan
Maya Gottfried is the author of Vegan Love: Dating and Partnering for the Cruelty-Free Gal and Our Farm: By the Animals of Farm Sanctuary. She is a contributor to VegNews, People Online, The Huffington Post, and Lilith Magazine. She lives in the Hudson Valley with her partner and their rescued cats.
Garden of Earthly Delights: Fueling Passion with Plants
Ellen Kanner is the author of Feeding the Hungry Ghost. She is The Huffington Post’s Meatless blogger, and is a syndicated columnist for The Edgy Veggie. She is also a contributor and recipe developer for numerous publications.
Dr. Robert Ostfeld
Confessions of a Reformed Cardiologist: A Plant-“Based Diet and Your Heart
Robert Ostfeld is the associate professor of Clinical Medicine at Albert Einstein College of Medicine, director of the Cardiac Wellness Program at Montefiore Medical Center, and associate director of the Cardiology Fellowship at Montefiore-Einstein. He received his training from the University of
Making the Trade: Perceptions of Restriction in the Vegan Lifestyle
Sid Garza-Hillman is a YouTube host and author of Approaching the Natural: A Health Manifesto. As the nutritionist and program director at the Stanford Inn’s Wellness Center, he creates lifestyle plans that increase self-esteem and long-term sustainability.
Peace, Love & Vegetables: Food Choices and the Spiritual Life
Victoria Moran hosts the "Main Street Vegan" radio show and podcast on Unity Online Radio. She started her career as a freelance magazine writer and has gone on to publish a number of best-selling vegan books, starting in 1985 with Compassion: the Ultimate Ethic. Her 2012 book, Main Street Vegan, is the basis of her company and outreach, including the Main Street Vegan podcast, Main StreetVegan
Unleashing Olympic-Level Activism
An Olympic silver medalist in cycling, 7-time U.S. National Champion, former world record holder and two-time Pan American gold medal winner, Dotsie Bausch has transitioned from professional athlete to influential advocate in sports technology, health, wellness and animal rights. In 2012, Bausch was named the National Ambassador for The National Eating Disorders Association. Her popular TEDx talk is titled "Olympic Level Compassion."
Introduction to Factory Farming
Irina Anta works to protect farm animals through litigation and undercover investigation. She interned at Compassion Over Killing and joined the COK legal team in 2016. She holds a J.D. from Yale Law School.
Modern Caribbean Cuisine
Taymer Mason grew up in a family of cooks who taught her to make and love traditional Caribbean cuisine. After graduating from the University of the West Indies, she moved to France where she started veganizing old West Indian favorites. A food scientist, organic cosmetic developer, and bilingual globetrotter, she now lives in Toronto.
Adam Sobel is the chef and owner of The Cinnamon Snail, a celebrated all-vegan food truck which serves New York City and New Jersey. He is also the author of a book filled with stories of the trials and tribulations of running a food truck. Now, he also runs a brick-and-mortar eatery at the Pennsy Market in New York City.
The Vegan Air Fryer: The Healthier Way to Enjoy Deep-Fried Flavors
J.L. Fields is an author, culinary instructor, columnist, speaker, activist, and radio personality. She is also the founder and director of the Colorado Springs Vegan Cooking Academy, the vegan cooking chef-instructor at the University of New Mexico-Taos, and a brands consultant for a variety of national companies and food associations.
Michael Suchman & Ethan Ciment
Veganizing Iconic New York City Foods
Suchman and Ciment are the Vegan Mos. They run the popular blog Veganmos.com, which was included in VegNews’ Top 21 Vegan Blogs to Follow. Their first cookbook, NYC Vegan, will be published this Spring.