Green Festival Speakers
Marla Rose is a journalist and freelance writer based in Oak Park, IL. She co-founded the Chicago Vegan Family Network, EarthSave Chicago, and the annual popular cultural festival, Chicago VeganMania. She was recently published in the essay collection This I Believe: On Motherhood and has also recently published her first novel, The Adventures of Vivian Sharpe, Vegan Superhero. With a background in humane education, she believes that cultivating our natural compassion is the most powerful thing we can do to ensure the survival of the planet and thrive as individuals.