Lucecita CruzSpeaker Lucecita Cruz is a Queer Anarchist Afro Latinx farmer, organizer and writer from the Puerto Rican Diaspora that lives in New York City. They are fighting to protect front line communities who are affected by food injustice and climate change. They have organized with inter-generational BIPOC Queer and Trans folks around gender, race…

Angela Goens, MS, RDN, LDCo-Director Angela has dedicated her entire career to working in the eating disorders and mental health fields. Pursuing advanced training in counseling, felt like pertinent work to be done to better understand how trauma can affect the body and brain for individuals who struggle with an eating disorder. Working in various…

Summit Host & Co-Director

Monica McCollin, MS, CNS, LDN, RYTSummit Host & Co-Director Monica is an international wellness consultant, yoga instructor licensed nutritionist, and clinical herbalist known for her creative and intuitive approach, which she calls The Momo Method. She empowers her clients to define and experience optimal health through a variety of modalities such as nutrition, herbal medicine,…

Virgie TovarSpeaker 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.…

Lauren HershSpeaker Lauren Hersh is an internationally recognized lawyer, activist, educator and writer working to combat violence against women and girls in schools, online and in the legal arena. She is the Founder and National Director of World Without Exploitation, the national coalition to end human trafficking and sexual exploitation. She is the former Chief…