Green Festival Speakers

Josie Malave


Chef Josie is a classically trained bohemian chef, global adventurist, TV and radio personality, visionary social entrepreneur, former women's pro football player, social activist and lifestyle ambassador. As a participant on "Top Chef: LA" Season 2 she displayed her soulfulness through different cultural techniques.

Josie is taking the message on the road and inviting everyone into the conversation regarding food equality, youth empowerment, and community building. Her Global SOUL Project offers programs to help bring SOULutions of change. Josie is a true culinary adventurer who has traveled the globe piercing the veins of each place she visits, trading stories and tasting the culture.

This outspoken chef is leading a movement by defining "SOUL" in a culture through food, music and the people she meets while reconnecting, inspiring and strengthening all aspects of our communities.