Being Vegan, Vegan Being: Leo Okorie – We are Meant to Be in Harmony with ALL Life

Website: www.leookorie.com Snapchat Story: leookorie_fit Instagram: @leookorie @leookorie_fit Twitter: @leookorie What was the moment you realize that you wanted to go vegan? It was a gradual change over time but the nail in the coffin moment of my meat eating days was watching the documentary Cowspiracy. It hit me really ...
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Being Vegan, Vegan Being: Lisa Marie – My Passion In Life Is Creating A Vegan World

Lisa Marie is a passionate vegan and animal rights activist.  This past year Lisa was named by Onalytica as the #1 Individual Influencer on Twitter in animal rights.  (More information including a link to Onalytica’s study can be found here.)   Lisa’s passion in life is spreading the vegan message in ...
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Being Vegan, Vegan Being: Melissa Huggins – Giving the World Big Vegan Huggs

I'm originally from Long Island, NY and I moved to Los Angeles in my 20's. I lived there for 10 years and now I live in Arizona with my 5-old son and boyfriend. We are all 100% vegan.  I'm a full-time vegan food and lifestyle blogger at Vegan Huggs. I ...
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Being Vegan, Vegan Being: Tiffani Lynn – Beautiful Vegan Love

My name is Tiffani, I'm was born and raised in San Diego, CA. I am an It Works Global distributor which means I'm an independent contractor of the debt-free multi-level marketing company that sells beauty and wellness products like, skincare, and supplements. That can't be found in any stores. I ...
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Being Vegan, Vegan Being: Kim Pépin Jubinville – Be the Change Through Inspiration Rather than Provocation!

My name is Kim and I'm from St-Jerome. Facebook: https://www.facebook.com/musescanada/ Facebook: RD S A D Save a dog Website: www.fondationmusescanada.com I've worked as a hospital orderly for seven years. I am also an associate for the Muses Canada Foundation, an international non-profit organization that promotes solidarity by giving back to ...
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Being Vegan, Vegan Being: Anna Hagley – The Wonder Vegan!

Post photo credit "Killing It" Andy Balas Hi, I’m Anna Hagley, The Wonder Vegan. I grew up in Columbus, OH and currently live in Buffalo, NY. I am a medical social worker and freelance writer. I also run The Wonder Vegan LLC, a vegan health and wellness blog and social ...
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Being Vegan, Vegan Being: Lauren White – I Stand for Being Kind to Animals, My body, and Mother Earth!

Hi! I’m Lauren White. I live in San Diego, CA. I graduated from SDSU with my Master’s in Communication in 2016, and have decided to permanently stay. I am currently a college associate professor at different community colleges in San Diego. I teach Public Speaking, Oral Communication, and Interpersonal Communication ...
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Being Vegan, Vegan Being: Andrea Diaz – Veganism is Direct Action Against Animal Cruelty

What was the moment you realize that you wanted to go vegan? I had been considering veganism upon watching an animal cruelty video posted by a friend. I decided to watch Cowspiracy. The next day I woke up and realized I needed to change. How long have you been Vegan? ...
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Being Vegan, Vegan Being: Aja-Nikiya Estro – We Can’t Control Everything but We Can Control What We Know.

My name is Aja-Nikiya Estro, pronounced (Asia-Ni-key-uh) but you can just call me Aja. I am a photographer, dancer, humanitarian and animal advocate. I currently live in Saint Petersburg, Fl. I work mostly in sustainability and am the Founder of Just One Humanity, a nonprofit organization working to eradicate poverty ...
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Being Vegan, Vegan Being: Catherine Besch – It’s Not a Crusade, I’m Just Trying to Get Things Done.

My name is Catherine Besch. I am the founder and executive director of Vietnam Animal Aid and Rescue in Hoi An, Vietnam. I moved to Vietnam in 2012 and started the organization under a different name in 2013 with a partner. I’ve living abroad for nearly 10 years, half that ...
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Being Vegan, Vegan Being: Ian Cramer – The Plant-Based Cyclist – I Want to Be Awake, Aware and Understand my Place in the World.

My name is Ian Cramer and I live in Rochester, NY. I am a Certified Athletic Trainer working every day with orthopedic patients as well as high school athletes. My web alter ego is Plant-Based Cyclist. I am passionate about helping people become healthier. I am a competitive cyclists, podcaster, ...
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Being Vegan, Vegan Being: Steph and Jess – Educate Yourself and Be Open-Minded

Steph and Jess live in Calgary, Alberta Canada. They are both in the fitness industry, Steph teaches spin and boot camp classes and Jessica teaches Yoga. They both volunteer at a farm sanctuary called “The Alice Sanctuary” that provides care and healing for farm animals that are rescued, surrendered or ...
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Being Vegan, Vegan Being: Dana Giesbrecht – I Like it Raw!

My name is Dana and I currently live in Vancouver, British Columbia, Canada. I am a documentary filmmaker, diet/lifestyle coach, instagram/youtuber, writer, runner and raw vegan nutritionist! I’m a hard working entrepreneur girl, building my brand I Like It RAW, with a passion for health, fitness and the vegan way ...
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Being Vegan, Vegan Being: Shani Campbell – Every Single Vegan Bite You Take, is a Vote Against Suffering

Do you have a favorite movie or videos or your own media that you want to share? I Currently live in the Bay Area California and am an Autism & Seizure Specialist for the last 13 years. Catch this Inspirational Soul online here: Website: www.veganshani.com Instagram: www.instagram.com/veganshani What was the ...
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Being Vegan, Vegan Being: Bryan Zurek – Always Searching for the Most Compassionate Path to Navigate Every Situation

My name is Bryan Zurek, I live in Portland, OR. I work at a small, all vegan grocery store called Food Fight! Grocery. I also play guitar in a vegan straight edge hardcore band called CLIMATE. When I’m not working I like running, playing guitar, swimming, hiking, drinking coffee, and ...
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Being Vegan, Vegan Being: Carly Bergman – By Choosing Veganism, Every Day I Wake Up Knowing I am Increasing My Chances of Survival

I currently live in Fort Myers, Florida. I work at a vegan juice and smoothie bar, as well as own a company called Kombucha Royalty (@kombucharoyalty on Instagram). My boyfriend @brenden_fitz and I created the company to share knowledge about veganism and our favorite beverage, kombucha! What was the moment ...
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Being Vegan, Vegan Being: Gary Smith – You’ve Made a Choice to Join a Social Justice Movement that is Catching Fire

I am 49 years old and live in Los Angeles. I live with my wife, Kezia, who is also vegan, and my beagle, Frederick, whom we rescued from an animal testing lab in Spain a little over five and a half years ago, plus a parade of foster dogs from ...
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Being Vegan, Vegan Being: Manon – Realize the Beautiful Impact You are Having on Our Planet

My name is Manon, I’m 20 and I’m a just little French girl from the French Riviera. My passions and interest in life are fitness, health, self-development, and animals. The gym and lifting are now a full part of my lifestyle and I’m completely dedicated to it. I’ve started an ...
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Being Vegan, Vegan Being: Tess Rafferty – It’s Okay if it’s Not Easy, but it’s Easier Than You Think

My name is Tess Rafferty, and I’m a compassionate lifestyle coach! I’m from NY originally and currently live in Santa Monica, California. I believe compassion is the key to a joyful life, so I first help my clients develop more compassion towards themselves, which they then extend to the world ...
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Being Vegan, Vegan Being: Tonya Kay – You’ve Got Great Shit to do & New Growth to Manage! Keep Your Eye on the Prize!

I’m Tonya Kay and I am a brutally elegant actress, burlesque headliner, and creator of Tonya Kay’s Pinup Pole Show living in Los Angeles. Website: http://tonyakay.com IMDB: http://imdb.me/tonyakay Facebook: http://facebook.com/brutalelegance Twitter: http://twitter.com/tonyakay Instagram: http://instagram.com/purerenegade What was the moment you realize that you wanted to go vegan? I was young and ...
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Being Vegan, Vegan Being: Crissi Carvalho – The Vegan Australian Ninja Warrior!

My name is Crissi Carvalho, known online and on social as Vegan Fitness Model. I have 2 grown up sons (19 & 22) and happily married my soul mate plus we now have 2 rescue furbaby dogs. I am from down under in Australia. I run a successful International Online ...
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Being Vegan, Vegan Being, Kat Checa – There is Life Beyond Cheese, I Promise!

Photo above courtesy of Instagram: @_lana_mack_ Hello, my name is Kat Checa. I'm a hair and makeup artist based out of Los Angeles and Ventura CA. Some days I'm doing cuts and color at the salon, some days I'm styling hair/doing makeup on a film or photo shoot set or ...
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Being Vegan, Vegan Being: C. Jacobs – Art is a Tool Capable of Changing the World

Currently, I’m a student in NY state, soon to begin pursuing a degree in illustration. My name is C. Jacobs but I’m more commonly known by my Instagram username Cynical Coyote. My decision to pursue illustration came after a year of regularly creating artworks highlighting the plight of animals. I’ve ...
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Being Vegan, Vegan Being: Jessica Davis – Thank You to All the Free Thinkers Who are Making Veganism More Mainstream

My name is Jessica Davis and I reside in Malibu CA. I sometimes think I am just a full-time animal rescuer but I have a corporate job as a Regional Manager for a marketing company. That job feeds my bank while animal advocacy feeds my soul. It's a good balance ...
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Being Vegan, Vegan Being: Lora Lee – The Toughest Product in the World to Find is Compassion. I Wish More People Had It.

My name is Lora, I am from a tiny town in the south of England and I now live in beautiful Los Angeles, I work as a model but also in animal rescue. I went vegetarian at the age of 14 because of a PETA video narrated by John Feldman ...
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Being Vegan, Vegan Being: Mercedes Stoner – Ms. Healthy Can Be Good!

My name Mercedes Stoner I'm from Apple Valley California, originally from Inglewood, CA. I'm a single mom of two awesome kids. My son Landon, 4 and my daughter Lauren that's 12. I'm in a Mompreneur, blogger, brand influencer & I'm studying to become a holistic nutritionist. If you're looking to ...
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Being Vegan, Vegan Being- Marisa Noll – I Just Can’t Live with the Thought that I Am Not Doing Enough to Help Save Animals.

HI! My name is Marisa (@missmarisa27). I”m originally from Philadelphia, PA but currently reside in Los Angeles. I’ve been working as a dog groomer for 16 years now! I am currently manager of a dog grooming shop called Sydnee’s Pet Grooming in Sherman Oaks CA. Please check us out on ...
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Being Vegan, Vegan Being: Alyona – I Seek to Lead A Life that Excludes Exploiting and Causing Other Earthlings Harm.

Hi! My name is Alyona, I’m from Russia, but right now I live in Grodno, Belarus. I have my own vegan recipe web-site http://vegankitchen.ru/en/. Check it out))) What was the moment you realize that you wanted to go vegan? Nine years ago I became a vegetarian I thought that being ...
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Being Vegan, Vegan Being – Dr. Angie Sadeghi – It Feels Awesome to Be Healthy and Live Cruelty-Free!

My name is Dr. Angie Sadeghi. I am double boarded in Internal Medicine and Gastroenterology, which is a specialty involving the diseases of the digestive system. My practice is in Newport Beach California, where I practice holistic medicine using nutrition over medicines to treat disease. What was the moment you ...
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Being Vegan, Vegan Being: Donna Dennison – That Snarky Vegan Girl- I Am a Totally Unapologetic Vegan

Hi! My name is Donna Dennison, A.K.A. That Snarky Vegan Girl. I currently live in Los Angeles, with my girlfriend, three rescue dogs, and one rescue cat. I am a freelance creative, working in the film industry. I have a passion for photography and the plant-based lifestyle. Using social media, ...
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Being Vegan, Vegan Being: Max Orter – The Strong Ones actually Stand for What They Believe In

I’m a Filmmaker and a Photographer. I’ve had a love for Films since I was a small kid and watched Star Wars. I remember seeing all the different creatures in Star Wars and thinking how damn cool the Universe that it created was. I’ve always believed in the power of ...
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Being Vegan, Vegan Being: Meggan Ryan – (Aerial Barbie) – We Seem Scary, but We Don’t Bite Unless You’re Plant-Based

My name is Meggan Marie and I am a Los Angeles native. I teach dance and I am working on 2 vegan startups- PlantPoweredPaws, a vegan dog apparel brand that supports animal welfare; and Meggan’s, a vegan candy company specializing in artisan peanut butter cups. You can find both start-ups ...
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Being Vegan, Vegan Being: Kelly Anne – It’s With Actions that People Make the Difference

My name is Kelly Anne and I'm 21 years old. I live in Puerto Rico and I'm a student at the Pontificia Universidad Catolica (PUCPR). I'm currently studying social work and a minor in psychology. And I consider myself to be an open book, filling my soul with knowledge everywhere ...
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Being Vegan, Vegan Being- Katie Risstrom – I Love Going to Bed Knowing I’ve caused as Little Harm as Possible

My name is Katie, and I live in the small city/large town of Mildura, Victoria (Australia). I work full-time in Local Government and I am a proud Mum of two beautiful rescued furbabies (Danger and Diesel). I went vegan for the animals, but I have since discovered the environmental and ...
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Being Vegan, Vegan Being – Carl Woodberry – Trying to Make an Impact, But in a Good Way!

My name is Carl Woodberry. I live in Mildura, Vic, Aus. I work Mon-Fri in administration, I also have a small photography business and I’m trying to get some of my vegan food products onto the market. I recently went through a pretty major life change. I combined my plant ...
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Being Vegan, Vegan Being: Ferdinand Beck – Just inspire: Go Vegan Be a Super Hero

Hello, my name is Ferdinand, I live in the capital of Germany, Berlin and my passion is weightlifting and spreading Veganism through it. That you can be easily strong, fit and muscular on a plant-based Lifestyle. There are many ways you can promote a vegan diet and we need all ...
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Being Vegan, Vegan Being: Rachel Finan – My Legacy is Built Through Every Life I’ve Touched

Hello, my name is Rachel Finan. I am English and moved to Toronto, Canada in 2004 with work ‘for 2 years’ and here is where my heart is now. I identify as Canadian. I am 38 years old, live in Leslieville in a beautiful old house with 2 bunnies and ...
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Being Vegan, Vegan Being: Plant based Mark – It’s Easy. Choose to Be Kind in Everything You Do

I'm Mark, born and bred in London and I'm a health and fitness consultant. Catch me on Instagram at @MarkLovesLife Before 2010 I was skinny-fat (overweight with no muscle), I couldn't do a pull-up, would struggle to perform 10 full press-ups and I didn't even know what 'squat' meant. I ...
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Being Vegan, Vegan Being: Jules Hartley – Being Vegan is a Necessary Part in Shifting the Balance to Create a Better World!

I am an actress living in Hollywood, California. I also work as a yoga & meditation teacher and dabble as a raw / plant-based chef. Here is my IMDB page: IMDB page. And here is an article on a program I taught all the yoga & meditation classes for NY ...
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Being Vegan, Vegan Being: John Oberg- The Humane Leagues’ Digital Nomad “The Animals are Counting on Us to Be Effective.”

My name is John Oberg and I work for an international animal advocacy organization called The Humane League. We work around the world to end the worst abuses that animals on factory farms face while promoting a vegan diet and encouraging people to take meaningful steps to help animals. I ...
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Being Vegan, Vegan Being – Gabriela – (Gabzilla) The Outdoor Vegan

My name is Gabriela (@gabzilla89). Born in Los Angeles, and raised in the San Fernando Valley. I am currently working at an Urgent Care in Beverly Hills. What was the moment you realize that you wanted to go vegan? I started cutting off animal products about 10 years ago. It ...
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Being Vegan, Vegan Being: The OM Twiins! Being Vegan is an Active and Effective Way to End Oppression and Violence

Our names are Eileen & Gilian Reichert but we are better known as the Om Twiins. We are two Lil Mexicans, currently living in Playa del Carmen, Quintana Roo where we work as personal trainers at the Evolve Gym and actively trying to help others transition to veganism. Our story ...
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Being Vegan, Vegan Being – Kathleen DiCocco – It’s Important to Stand in Your Truth

I live in upstate NY, a little outside of Albany. I am a manager for LUSH Fresh Handmade Cosmetics and a tour guide for the Catskill Animal Sanctuary on my days off! I'm a Certified Mainstreet Vegan Lifestyle Coach and Educator through Victoria Moran's Mainstreet Vegan Academy. As if that ...
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Being Vegan, Vegan Being – Sylvia Colbert -Vegan for 36 Years and the Creator of Good Earth Pure Soaps

I’m Sylvia and I am in my “refreshment” stage of life having retired 2 years ago to care for my mom. I was an executive for 25 years and now I am living my authentic self on a 2-acre food forest. We call our property the Good Earth Food Forest ...
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Being Vegan, Vegan Being: Alex Ciccone – It’s Time to Set Ourselves Aside and Do the Right Thing

My life's purpose and passion are embodying a vegan lifestyle through and through. Each and every day for me is an opportunity to inspire change and stop animal cruelty in its tracks. Whether it’s through humorous vegan posts, plant-based powered workouts, vegan food or the latest vegan news… every day ...
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Being Vegan, Vegan Being: Daria Deptula – (Miss Fit Vegan) Being Vegan is a True Awakening!

What was the moment you realize that you wanted to go vegan? After watching “Forks Over Knives” for the first time, I knew I needed a change in my life. I went Vegan for a week but ended up going back to meat and dairy shortly after. However it didn’t ...
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Being Vegan, Vegan Being – Alyssa Campbell – I Care A Whole Lot, So I Know Things Will Get Better

After working for a non-profit animal rights organization in Virginia, I moved back to my hometown near Philadelphia, PA. I now work as an assistant manager for a computer software company. Some of our clients are non-profit organizations that fight on behalf of the environment or animal rights, which is ...
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Being Vegan, Vegan Being – Anthony Proetta – I Live Vegan So My Soul Lives at Peace with the Universe

Anthony Proetta is from beautiful “upstate” New York just less than an hour north of the city. There’s lots of trees and wildlife up here, but I live close enough to the city so I can still work. He works in the Rail Road industry and I love it. It ...
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Being Vegan, Vegan Being- Constantin Philippou, Le Fou – Los Angeles Artist – A look at the World’s Vegans

My name is Constantin Philippou, I am a Greek, self-taught vegan, street artist who goes by the name L 3 F 0/ u {le fou}, which means "the crazy" in French. I was born in Greece, raised in Paris and am currently living in Los Angeles; I compose music and ...
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