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JaneUnChained.com profiles vegan activists and celebrities and reports on animal rights news, issues, organizations, campaigns, protests, vigils, conferences, galas, VegFests and restaurants, bringing the world crucial information ignored by advertiser based mainstream media.
The JaneUnChained Team:
JaneUnChained Founder & Managing Editor: Jane Velez-Mitchell is nationally known TV journalist and best-selling author. Winner of four Genesis awards from the Humane Society of the United States, Jane Velez-Mitchell covers crimes against people, animals, and the environment. She is known for speaking up for the voiceless! For a full bio for Jane Velez-Mitchell please click here.
Social Media Director, Video Editor, Videographer, and Graphic Designer for JaneUnchained: Donna Dennison is a photographer, and a visual designer/content developer in advertising. She also has a groovy blog called That Snarky Vegan Girl & is very active on her FB page facebook.com/ThatSnarkyVeganGirl.
JaneUnChained Contributor : Donny Moss is a NYC-based animal rights activist. In 2008, Moss made the award-winning film BLINDERS that documents NYC’s controversial horse-drawn carriage trade.
JaneUnChained Contributor: Lisa Karlan is a Heath Educator and Nutrition Consultant. With a background in public health, nursing and plant-based nutrition, she teaches others how to make informed, compassionate and sustainable choices for food, clothing and product use.
Lisa is a certified Food for Life Instructor, with the Physicians Committee for Responsible Medicine (PCRM) who teaches the public and healthcare professionals about the practice of plant-based nutrition using cooking demonstrations as a teaching tool.
JaneUnChained Reporter/Videographer: Gwenna Hunter is the founder of Vegans of LA, works for Vegan Outreach, and is a powerhouse social media communicator and connector.
JaneUnChained Contributor: Dani Rukin, kickass Life Purpose & Career Coach, is a passionate animal rights activist, inspiring others to connect with their compassion by speaking out for the most vulnerable among us. She also has a blog, The Daring Vegan. It’s about living a compassionate life. Dare to make a difference.
JaneUnChained Contributor/Booker for LunchBreakLIVE: Paige Parsons Roache loves giving individuals, restaurants and businesses the opportunity to shine and grow through promotion. Creator of VeganRamaMama, inspiring all things plant-based for your Mind+Body+Soul, Paige encourages all ages to EAT MORE GREENS AND USE MORE GREEN PRODUCTS. Her daughter went vegan at 13 to save animals, and 6 months later, after watching COWSPIRACY, Paige became an ECO-VEGAN force. A true connector at heart, she’ll be sure to introduce you to your next best conversation.
JaneUnChained Contributor: Fabienne Origer, vegan and activist for over 10 years, organizes the International Animal Rights Conference (IARC) which takes place every year in Luxembourg, Europe. She is also part of AGWC Rockin’ Rescue, a dog and cat rescue in Woodland Hills.
JaneUnChained Contributor: Edita Birnkrant is the Executive Director of NYCLASS and has worked in the animal rights non-profit world for over 13 years. Edita has been vegan for over 17 years and is passionate about social justice, animal advocacy and environmental activism. www.NYCLASS.org
JaneUnChained Contributor & Associate Website Editor: Jessica Steinberg is an activist, tastemaker, and chef, on a mission to show that veganism is the key to living your most fulfilling life at your highest potential. Through social media, writing, and public speaking, she hopes to inspire everyone to create their own unique version of a vegan lifestyle. She is known for her love of food, dogs, and the ocean, penchant for fancy events, and irreverent sense of humor.
JaneUnChained Contributor: Maya Gottfried is the author of the IPPY Award-winning book Vegan Love: Dating and Partnering for the Cruelty-Free Gal (Skyhorse) and the children’s book Our Farm: By the Animals of Farm Sanctuary (Knopf). She has contributed to media outlets including the Forks Over Knives, VegNews, People, Kris Carr and Huffington Post websites, as well as Lilith magazine.
Gottfried also works as Senior PR Manager for an international nonprofit organization devoted to animals, volunteers for a local farm animal sanctuary, and has been vegan for more than a decade.
JaneUnChained Administrative Support: As an ethical vegan and activist, Vida is passionate about education and outreach of veganism as a way of life for everyone! Vida is also a consultant who enjoys connecting plant-based businesses with vegan-themed outreach and direct-to-consumer marketing. With a degree in business and a background in finance, she also assists with business development and sponsorships. She is always on the search to find and promote new vegan products that need more market exposure.
Compassion Champs seeks to educate audiences worldwide on the immense, widespread suffering of animals every year in our industrial food industry. We encourage a planet-friendly, health-centered and compassionate way of eating. Our goal is to create a global movement of athletes, champions and visionaries who believe compassion can coexist with their nutrition plan. We seek to inspire the next generation of Compassionate Champions to embrace the core values of mercy, kindness and empathy toward all living beings.