Ranked amongst the fifty most influential people in India, Sadhguru is a Yogi, mystic and visionary. He has been conferred the Padma Vibhushan, India’s highest annual civilian award, accorded for exceptional and distinguished service.
Dr. Will Tuttle
Award-winning speaker, educator, author, and musician.
Dr. Will Tuttle, visionary author of the acclaimed best-seller The World Peace Diet, published in 16 languages, is a recipient of the Courage of Conscience Award and the Empty Cages Prize. He’s also the author of Your Inner Islands, on developing intuition, as well as editor of Circles of Compassion, on the interconnection of social justice issues and editor of Buddhism & Veganism.
Author, speaker, facilitator, father, dancer, and movement builder.
As co-founder and CEO of the 500,000+ member Food Revolution Network
Ocean Robbins was born in a log cabin built by his parents and grew up eating food they grew on the land together. He is CEO of the 500,000+ member Food Revolution Network. Ocean has spoken in person to more than 250,000 people in 65+ nations. He is author of the national bestseller, 31-Day Food Revolution, has served as a professor for Chapman University, and was selected by Time and Audubon as one of the heroes of the new millennium.
Michael Greger, M.D. FACLM, is a physician, author, and internationally recognized speaker on a number of important public health issues. All proceeds from his speaking engagements and the sale of his books and DVDs are donated to charity. His science-based, non-commercial website provides free daily videos and articles on the latest discoveries in nutrition.
First Indian vegan mountaineer to climb Mount Everest
Kuntal, a passionate climber, is as adventurous, dauntless and a risk-taker as they come but there’s more to him than meets the eye. His expeditions to some of the world’s most dangerous mountains are fiercely driven by a profound personal mission as a vegan champion, dementia awareness advocate and a humanitarian inspiration.
Luke is a personal development coach, author and vegucator. He is also the co-host of the global online wellness event the Plant Fit Summit (also known as Plant Fit Movement). He specialises in helping clients to live a more evolved life by becoming warrior strong in their mind, body, spirit and he does so using a plant-based diet. Luke is passionate about championing individuals to live fully A.W.A.K.E in their lives.
My name is Emilie Tan (nee Nadeau Benoit), I was born and raised in Longueuil (south shore of Montreal) Quebec, Canada. My teenage years were filled with my passion for short track speed skating, a sport I practiced for a total of 12 years. I represented Canada at the Junior World Championships for three years in a row (2002, 2003, 2004) and competed at the 2003 Canada Winter Games in Campbellton/Bathurst, where I earned a total of 5 medals (3 Gold, 1 silver, 1 Bronze).
President: Dharma Voices for Animals, Board Member: ACLU San Diego
Bob Isaacson was a civil rights-human rights attorney for twenty-five years, specializing in defending people against the death penalty. He presented and won a landmark case in the Supreme Court of the United States, which limits the power of the police to arrest people without sufficient grounds, when he was 27, the second youngest attorney in history to appear before the nation’s highest court.
Prof. Dan Brook
PhD. professor, writer, speaker, poet, photog, activist, wanderer
Dan Brook, PhD teaches sociology at San Jose State University in California, where he is the Faculty Advisor for the Spartan Veg Club, and is a Board member of San Francisco Veg Society, an Advisory Board member of Jewish Veg, an Administrator of Veg Chiang Mai (on Facebook), editor of the non-profit veg cookbook Justice in the Kitchen, author of the free bookEating the Earth, and enjoys healthy eating.
Three years ago, Vikas Garg, Founder and CEO of abillionveg left his high-flying career at one of the world’s largest hedge funds. He had found a new mission — to help and inspire a billion people to go vegan in the next 10 years.
Prior to leaving his corporate career in 2017, Vikas had felt a nagging sense to do more for society, attributed to his lifelong passion for sustainability and being an absolute animal lover. It is a platform for members to voice their opinion about anything plant-based or cruelty-free. They share members’ feedback with business owners to help them shift to more plant-based options, and they support animal rescue work around the world every time a member submits a review.
Actor at Mediacorp since 1991. Actor at Zhao Wei Films since 2014. Actor at HBO since 2017 and at Wei Yu Film since 2019.
Now in it’s fifth run, Cut for Compassion 2020 is a fundraising event that aims to raise funds for the Compassion Support Scheme.
Cut or shave your hair to show support to patients suffering from cancer or over chronic illnesses and get your friends and family to donate to your fundraising campaign.
This year, you can also opt to “cut” some other comforts (e.g. junk food, paper usage etc.) for a healthier life and earth as part of your campaign. Or, simply adopt a pledge card and garner the support of your friends and family!
Session: Cut-Cut-Cut (in both Chinese and English)
Date and time: 15/11/2020, Sun, 4pm-5pm via pre-recorded session in Facebook
IVU Regional Representative Asia Pacific and Vice President of Asia Pacific Vegan Union (APVU)
She is the CEO of Hong Kong Plant Based Chefs Studios for the Vegetarian Culinary Art Committee of China Cuisine Association (CCA).
Shara is also the founder of Meat Free Hong Kong ‐ a programme under the Hong Kong Vegan Association since 2009, an on‐going meet‐up every Monday (Meat Free Monday) enjoying vegan dishes in various vegetarian Restaurants all over Hong Kong and now these gatherings also held on weekend. The group nowadays has over five thousand members from local and overseas
Marketer, event organiser, 2x TEDx speaker,
and avid connector of conscious individuals and brands.
I'm the founder of Green Is The New Black, Asia’s first Conscious Festival and media platform, for people who want to live more sustainably by improving the way they think, work and consume while doing more good in the world.
My mission is to make sustainability mainstream, accessible and sexy. We bring people together to connect, find inspiration, gain knowledge and be able to take action to create a better life.
PM HAZE - Benjamin Tay
Executive Director, People’s Movement to Stop Haze
Heng Guan Hou is a stalwart crusader of the vegetarian, local organic, environmental and corporate social responsibility movements in Singapore for many years. An active member of CRF, Guan Hou was elected Vice President after serving 2 years as the Honorary Treasurer.
Dr Julia Lim (PhD) is a psychologist and holistic health coach specialising in mind-body integration, emotional health, living foods, fasting and keto nutrition approaches. She is well versed in physical and emotional healing therapies and is talented in culinary arts. She is also a 500hr Integral Yoga teacher and a certified Eupsychia breathworks practitioner. Dedicating her life work to helping people gain vibrant health Julia brings together therapeutic psychological processes and science-based nutritional practices to practical living. Julia has been a steadfast volunteer with Kampung Senang for more than 11 years.
Dr Chiang Wai Fong is the Founder of Centre of Joy. A linguistic anthropologist by training, Wai Fong respects and treasures each individual’s unique life experiences, and privileges these while sharing her varied expertise in positive identity building, emotional management and stress reduction techniques with individuals who cross her path. A mother of a teenage girl, her mellow yet firm personality with keen listening ears are the reasons her clients find comfort in confiding in her.