Virgie Tovar

Speaker

Virgie Tovar holds a Master’s degree in Sexuality Studies with a focus on the intersections of body size, race and gender. She is the author of ‘You Have the Right to Remain Fat’ and ‘The Self-Love Revolution: Radical Body Positivity for Girls of Color.’ Her podcast, Rebel Eaters Club, explores food and culture. She is a contributor for Forbes where she covers the plus-size market and how to end weight discrimination at work. Virgie has been featured by the New York Times, Tech Insider, BBC, MTV, Al Jazeera, and NPR, and has been named one of the most influential feminists by Bitch Media. She lives in San Francisco.