Speakers

Keynote Speakers

Valarie Kaur
Founder
Revolutionary Love Project
Bill McKibben
Founder
350.org
Eve Ensler
Founder
V-Day
Winona LaDuke
Executive Director
Honor the Earth
Heather McTeer Toney
National Field Director
Moms Clean Air Force
Isha Clarke
Climate Justice Organizer
Youth Vs. Apocalypse
Paul Hawken
Founder
Project Drawdown
Kali Akuno
Co-Director
Cooperation Jackson
Jerry Tello

Sacred Circles Center
Demond Drummer
Co-Founder and Executive Director
New Consensus
Julian Brave Noisecat
Director of Green Strategy
Data for Progress
Leila Salazar-López
Executive Director
Amazon Watch
Mishka Banuri
Co-Founder
Utah Youth Environmental Solutions
David Orr
Professor
Oberlin College

Workshop Speakers

Afia Walking Tree
NGO Administrator
Alexis Bunten
Program Manager for Bioneers’ Indigeneity Program
Bioneers
Alice Lincoln-Cook
Board Member
California Basket Weavers Association
Amira Diamond
Co-Director
Women's Earth Alliance’s
Angela Wellman
Founder
Oakland Public Conservatory of Music
Anita Sanchez
Indigenous and Latina Author
Anne Biklé
Biologist
Dig2Grow
Anne Laudisoit
Wildlife Field Biologist
Arielle Moinester
Program Director
Women’s Earth Alliance
Arty Mangan
Restorative Food Systems Director
Bioneers
Ashara Ekundayo

AECreative Consulting Partners
Atossa Soltani
Strategist
Amazon Sacred Headwaters Initiative
Bia Labate
Executive Director
Chacruna Institute for Psychedelic Plant Medicines
Brandi Mack
National Director
The Butterfly Movement
Brennan Blazer Bird
Leader
SolutionCraft
Brett KenCairn
Senior Climate and Sustainability Coordinator
City of Boulder
Brock Dolman
Co-Founder
Sowing Circle LLC Intentional Community and the Occidental Arts and Ecology Center
Bryan Welch
CEO
Mindful Magazine
Cameron Salomon
Founder
Kindred Herbs
Camille Canon
Co-Founder
Purpose US
Cara Romero
Program Director
Bioneers Indigenous Knowledge Program
Carly Vynne, PhD
Co-Author & Strategic Advisor
The Global Deal for Nature
Caroline Casey
Chief Trickster
Coyote Network News
Carolyn Norr
Activist
Youth vs. Apocalypse
Cecile Lipworth
Founder
Ripple Catalyst Studio
Chanowk Yisrael
Co-founder
Yisrael Family Urban Farm
Chris Benner
Chair
Everett Program
Christa Bell
Multidisciplinary Artist
thewayblackmachine
Christiana Musk
Founder
Flourish.ink
Clair Brown
Professor of Economics
UC Berkeley
Clare Dubois
Founder
TreeSisters.org
Clayton Thomas-Muller
Stop it at the Source Campaigner
350.org
Corrina Gould
Spokesperson
Confederated Villages of Lisjan/Ohlone
Cutcha Risling Baldy
Assistant Professor and Department Chair of Native American Studies
Humboldt State
Dale Strickler
Agronomist
Green Cover Seed
Danielle Hill
Co-Founder
Wisconsin’s Singing Trees Farm Collective
Dave Devine
Digital Media Specialist
Regis’ Dayton Memorial Library
Dave Hage
Co-Founder
Weaving Earth Center for Relational Education
David Cobb
Cooperation Humboldt
David Montgomery
Professor
University of Washington
David Shaw
Founder
Santa Cruz Permaculture
Deb Lane
Water Resources Analyst
Deborah Eden Tull
Founder
Mindful Living Revolution
Destiny Arts
Youth Performance Company
Doniga Markegard
Regenerative Rancher
Markegard Family Grass-Fed LLC
Edward Willie
Native Ecologist, Artist
Emily Sinclair
Anthropologist
Chacruna Institute for Psychedelic Medicines
Erica Anderson
President-Elect
USPATH - World Professional Association for Transgender Health
Eriel Deranger
Indigenous Climate Action
Executive Director and Co-Founder
Erin English
Practice Leader and Ecological Engineer
Biohabitats Inc.
Felicia Marcus
Former Chair
California State Water Resources Control Board
Fresh “Lev” White
CEO
Affirmative Acts Consulting
Gary Nabhan
W.K. Kellogg Endowed Chair in Sustainable Food Systems
University of Arizona
Greg Watson
Director of Policy and Systems Design
Schumacher Center for a New Economics
Hector Sanchez-Flores
Executive Director
National Compadres Network
Hilary Abell
Co-Founder
Project Equity
Jada Imani
Founder
Tatu Vision Movement
Janine Sagert
Producer
The Film From Shock to Awe
Jennifer Browdy
Professor
Bard College
Jennifer Taylor
Associate Professor
UC Santa Cruz
Jeremy Kagan
Director, Writer and Producer
USC’s School of Cinematic Arts
Jewel Love
CEO
Black Executive Men
Jodie Evans
Co-Founder/Co-Director
CODEPINK
Joel Solomon
Chairman
Renewal Funds
john a. powell
Director
Haas Institute for a Fair and Inclusive Society
John Valenzuela

Cornucopia Food Forest Garden
Jolie Elan
Director
Go Wild Institute
Jolynn Shoemaker
Professor
Cal State Sacramento and UC Davis
Jonas Ketterle
Founder
Firefly Chocolate
Josué Rivas
Founder
Standing Strong Project
Juanita Chan
Instructional Strategist
Rialto, California, Unified School District
Judith Yisrael
Director
Yisrael Family Urban Farm
Karen Washington
Co-Owner/Farmer
Rise & Root Farm
Kate Lundquist
Co-Director
Occidental Arts & Ecology Center’s WATER Institute
Kathleen Harrison
Co-founder and President
Botanical Dimensions
Kathleen Tan
Marketing Coordinator
REBBL Beverage Company
Katrina Spade
Founder
Recompose
Keith Taylor
Community Economic Development
UC Davis
Kendall Dunnigan
Director
Occidental Arts & Ecology Center’s Permaculture Program
Kenny Ausubel
CEO and Founder
Bioneers
Klea McKenna
Photographer and Videographer
IN THE MAKE
Kristy Drutman
U.S. Digital Campaigner
350.org
Kyle Lemle
Founder
Lead to Life
Ladybird Morgan
Executive Director
Humane Prison Hospice Project
LaNada War Jack
Author
Colonization Battlefield
Larry Williams Jr.
Labor & Coal Coordinator
Sierra Club Labor Program
Laurel Levin

Fossil Free UCSC
Lauren Dalberth Hage
Co-Founder/Director
Weaving Earth Center for Relational Education
Leah Mata-Fragua
Adjunct Professor
Institute of American Indian Arts
Letitia Carpenter
City and Regional Planning
UC Berkeley
Lila LaHood
Publisher
San Francisco Public Press
Lisa Carreno
President/CEO
United Way of the Wine Country
Lisa Hoyos
Co-Founder/Director
Climate Parents at the Sierra Club
Lise Getoor
Professor
UC Santa Cruz
Louie Psihoyos
Executive Director
Oceanic Preservation Society
Madhavi Colton
Program Director
Coral Reef Alliance
Margaret Zhou
Partnerships Manager
International Rivers
Maria Xiomára Dorsey
Co-Founder
Brasil Solidarity Network
Mark Prain
Director
Hillary Institute of International Leadership
Mary Ann King
Director
Trout Unlimited's California Water Project
Matthew Monahan
Co-Founder
Edmund Hillary Fellowship
Maya Carlson
Bioneers Youth Leadership Program Coordinator
Bioneers
Melinda Kramer
Founder and Executive Director
Women’s Earth Alliance
Melissa Ott Fant
Founder
Green Gal
Michael Yellow Bird
Dean of the Faculty of Social Work
University of Manitob
Mike McCullough
Government Affairs Administrator
Monterey One Water
Monique Sol Sonoquie
Founder
The Indigenous Youth Foundation
Monnica Williams
Clinical Director
Behavioral Wellness Clinic
Morning Star Gali
Project Director
Restoring Justice for Indigenous Peoples
Nancy Mancias
Campaign Organizer
CODEPINK
Naomi Starkman
Founder and Editor-in-Chief
Civil Eats
Neeka Salmasi

Attitudinal Healing Connection
Nicanor Perlas
Publisher
TruthForce!
Nikhil Swaminathan
Executive Editor
Grist
Nina Simons
Co-Founder
Bioneers
Niria Alicia
Xicana Storyteller
Noe Venable
Singer-Songwriter
Meadowlark Music Class
Ofelia Rivas
Founder
O’odham VOICE Against the WALL
Orion Camero
Visual Storytelling Educator
Oscar Chavez
Assistant Director
Sonoma County Human Services Department
Osprey Orielle Lake
Executive Director
Women's Earth and Climate Action Network International
Ozawa Bineshi Albert
Movement Building Coordinator
Indigenous Environmental Network
Pam Montgomery
Founder
Organization of Nature Evolutionaries
Pandora Thomas
Renowned Teacher
Polly Howells

Radical Joy for Hard Times
Randy Compton
President
Restorative Solutions
Rebecca Tortes
Executive Director
California Indian Basketweavers’ Association
Remy
Indigenous Activist
Reno Keoni Franklin
Chairman Emeritus
Kashia Band of Pomo
Richard Piacentini
President and CEO
Phipps Conservatory and Botanical Gardens
Robin Bean Crane
Oakland-based Artist and Organizer
Ruby Chimerica

Third Mesa village
Ruby Gibson
Executive Director
Freedom Lodge
Russell Munsell
co-founder
Dynamic Vitality Method
Sage LaPena
Certified Clinical Herbalist
Sahana Dharmapuri
Our Secure Future
Director
Sara Reed
Marriage and Family Therapist
Behavioral Wellness Clinic
Sarah Drew
Author
Gaia Codex
Sarah Ryan
Environmental Director
Big Valley Band of Pomo Indians
Sarah Scheld
Training and Supervision Associate
Multidisciplinary Association for Psychedelic Studies
Sarah White
Deputy Director of Equity, Jobs & Climate
California Workforce Development Board
Sarita Pockell
Head of Curriculum & Director of Indonesia Programs
Women’s Earth Alliance
Severine von Tscharner Fleming
Executive Director
Greenhorns
Shaun Spalding
Assistant Director
New Media Rights
Shawn Harrison
Co-Director
Soil Born Farms
Shoshana Ungerleider
Founder
End Well Project
Simone Senogles
Food Sovereignty Program Coordinator
Indigenous Environmental Network
Sonali Sangeeta Balajee
Founder
The Bodhi Project
Sonja Bochart
Principal
Shepley Bulfinch
Stanley Rodriguez
Tribal Councilman
Santa Ysabel Tribal Government
Starhawk
Director
Earth Activist Training
Stephen Most
Writer/Producer
Steve Katz
Publisher
Mother Jones
Stuart Muir Wilson
Environmental Architect
Suez Jacobson
Executive Producer and Writer
Wild Hope
Suki Munsell
co-founder
Dynamic Vitality Method
Taij Kumarie Moteelall
Founder
Standing in Our Power
Tara Trudell
Multimedia Artist
Ted Howard
President
The Democracy Collaborative
Teiahsha Bankhead
Executive Director
Restorative Justice for Oakland Youth
Teo Grossman
Senior Director of Programs and Research
Bioneers
Thrive Choir

The Thrive Choir
Tianna Arredondo
Co-Founder
Frontline’s to Power
Trathen Heckman
Founder/Director
Daily Acts
Trebbe Johnson
Founder and Director
Radical Joy for Hard Times
Vanessa Daniel
Executive Director
Groundswell Fund
Vanessa LeBourdais
Creator
Planet Protector Academy
Vanessa Raditz
Co-founder
Queer Ecojustice Project
Verna Reece
Founding Member
California Indian Basketweavers Association
Vien Truong

Truong & Associates
Will Scott
Co-Founder
Weaving Earth Center for Relational Education
Woman Stands Shining (Pat McCabe)
Articulator of visions, dreams and symbols and spiritual counselor
Yeshe Salz
Project Manager
Bay Area Climate Adaptation Network
Valarie Kaur
Founder
Revolutionary Love Project
Bill McKibben
Founder
350.org
Eve Ensler
Founder
V-Day
Winona LaDuke
Executive Director
Honor the Earth
Heather McTeer Toney
National Field Director
Moms Clean Air Force
Isha Clarke
Climate Justice Organizer
Youth Vs. Apocalypse
Paul Hawken
Founder
Project Drawdown
Kali Akuno
Co-Director
Cooperation Jackson
Jerry Tello

Sacred Circles Center
Demond Drummer
Co-Founder and Executive Director
New Consensus
Julian Brave Noisecat
Director of Green Strategy
Data for Progress
Leila Salazar-López
Executive Director
Amazon Watch
Mishka Banuri
Co-Founder
Utah Youth Environmental Solutions
David Orr
Professor
Oberlin College
Bioneers 2019 Conference - Seeding the Field: Growing Transformative Movements
Bioneers 2019 Conference - Seeding the Field: Growing Transformative Movements