Authors

avatar for Alice MaglianoAlice Magliano

Alice Magliano is a British-Italian copywriter and content-creator
who, for the last 3 years, has travelled the world in search for the
sunniest beaches to write from. She loves to learn and grow from the
people she meets, learning about different cultures and lifestyles as
she voyages across the globe. Fluent in three languages and with a
background in business, fine art and vegan nutrition, her fields of
interest and expertise are broad.
Despite her Italian grandmother’s bewilderment, she is very happily
vegan and enjoys sharing her plant-based creations and sustainability
hacks with friends and family.

avatar for Charlotte AllanCharlotte Allan

I'm a vegan mum, it was having my little boy that turned me from vegetarian to vegan (as per the dairy blog) I'm also a certified vegan nutritionist and I'm an animal rights activist.

avatar for Connor FinchConnor Finch

Connor is a vegan activist from Essex, England who also volunteers at Tower Hill Stables Animal Sanctuary.

avatar for Deven SavageDeven Savage

Deven Savage: globetrotter, teacher, vegan, yogi, animal lover and a passionate cook. I am 26 years old and have been traveling since 2014, across 4 continents and over 25 countries (so far) with an infinite bucket list and a passion for picturesque natural beauty. I can always be found with a camera in hand and compassion in my heart as I advocate veganism when I travel the world.

avatar for Heidi UrdigaHeidi Urdiga

Heidi is an animal right’s activist, raised in Qualicum Beach B.C. Canada. She is also a writer and poker player, as well as being in the service industry. She has been writing for the last twenty years but only started focusing her writing on animal rights since 2020. She has been a vegetarian since 1992 and has become vegan just recently. The 2020 pandemic has allowed her time to learn more about how animals are treated and has redirected her focus towards protecting animals. She looks forward to devoting her life to helping animals and educating people.

avatar for Jackie NormanJackie Norman

Vegan FTA's Jackie Norman is a freelance writer of more than 20 years, specialising in food, travel, simple living and vegan/environmental issues. An ex-beef and dairy farmer prior to going vegan, Jackie puts her years of experience to good use, by speaking out globally for the animals and opening the eyes of others to the horror and reality of the dairy and beef industries.

avatar for Jessica ChambersJessica Chambers

Campaign Manager at SAFE for Animals

avatar for Jon SchoellerJon Schoeller

33 years old. Foster parent. He has been an animal lover his entire life but vegan for 3 years. He regrets not learning and making the change sooner in his life and wants to do his best to help others avoid that same regret.

avatar for Julie NagelJulie Nagel

Julie Nagel is a pediatric speech pathologist turned animal/environmental activist on a mission to give the animals, and the natural world, a voice through her words. She believes that spreading education and awareness of the horrors inflicted upon animals and wildlife around the world is the key to unlocking the world’s compassion–as that was the key to unleashing her’s. She took to the path of environmental activism to ensure that both the children that she helps & the animals that she saves have a sustainable future. From the United States, she and her incredible husband Justin are newlyweds that embarked on the vegan journey together. In their down time they enjoy traveling, hiking, mastering vegan cuisine, and dabbling into their artistic sides. They’re currently on the move to their next adventure in Colorado where there are more opportunities in advocating for wildlife.

avatar for Kate BohannonKate Bohannon

As a vibrant 20-year-old, Kate happily identifies as a writer, traveller, and compassionate vegan.

Kate is a passionate and empathetic soul, full of curiosity and love. As a current media student at the University of Tasmania, she has strong aspirations to become a freelance [travel] writer/journalist.

“I have an infinite love for the creative; it’s a space that allows so much freedom. And words are my expressive tool, and with them I wish to tell passionate and warming stories. Veganism is such an important part of who I am as an individual, as a writer and as a creative soul. I am the one with itchy feet; always moving, always wandering.” ~ Kate.

avatar for Katrina BiggsKatrina Biggs

Katrina Biggs has been a Vegan since 2004. She admits to making
plenty of mistakes along the way, being both sad and mad at times, and
being really annoying to non-vegans on occasions. But she has never
stopped feeling heartfelt joy at not harming animals or our world.

avatar for Laura MoxleyLaura Moxley

Laura Moxley, a professional freelance writer and passionate animal welfare advocate. Laura is keen to educate the public on humane treatment of all animals and influence individuals with ways to live an eco-friendly, sustainable lifestyle that is beneficial for all of society, the animal kingdom and planet earth itself.

avatar for Lynley TullochLynley Tulloch

Lynley Tulloch (PhD) is an animal rights activist and writer. She lectures in the field of education and her research spans a range of subjects including social justice, human-animal relations, education and activism. Lynley runs the Starfish Bobby Calf Project which is an animal rights advocacy and rescue group for bobby calves.

avatar for Samantha RiggiSamantha Riggi

Samantha Kate Riggi is a writer and educator with a passion for social justice, education, equity, animal advocacy, and the environment. She enjoys writing stories that inspire people. Samantha’s best days include spending time with family and friends, cooking, reading, writing, and walking her two senior dogs. When she writes, she sips on strong coffee while her dogs sleep nearby.

avatar for Sandra KyleSandra Kyle

Sandra Kyle is a retired polytechnic lecturer and part time music teacher living in Whanganui, New Zealand. She has been a vegetarian for nearly fifty years, and a vegan for ten. Sandra has been active for animals since the 1990s, and has written or co-written many articles and opinion editorials on animal rights. In 2018 she self-published a book, ‘Glass Walls’, calling for the closure of all slaughterhouses in New Zealand by 2025. Sandra produced and presented an award winning animal rights radio show, ‘Safe and Sound’ for four and a half years, and has been interviewed on mainstream media, who have dubbed her ‘The Singing Vegan’, as she sings to the animals waiting in pens at the slaughterhouse. Sandra is currently one of two Country Liaisons for The Save Movement in New Zealand, and in 2019 a short film — ‘2025’ — was made about her solitary slaughterhouse vigils. Sandra was the recipient of The Philip Wollen Animal Welfare Award in 2018, and has her own website, endanimalslaughter.org. In 2021 she was nominated for the ‘Assisi Award’, named after the Patron Saint of Animals, St Francis of Assisi.

avatar for ShakiraShakira

Shakira is a multi-award winning veterinary nurse, qualifying with a degree in 2009 and is an active animal rights activist. Shakira plays an active role within the veterinary community on animal welfare and animal rights issues. She has campaigned against multiple animal issues and is always reflecting on veterinary protocols to ensure the best for patients at all times. Shakira has worked with a wide range of animals all over the world and is now concentrating her efforts on the major issue of animal rights and patient opportunity for animals that society consider as food.

avatar for Stephen OrchardStephen Orchard

Stephen Orchard is a postgraduate student at the the Australian National University. His research interests include population genetics, anatomy and ecology. He has been a vegan for 22 years, in which time he has observed every argument under the Sun as far as veganism is concerned.

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