Global Campaign Coordinators:
Read Anita's bio
Anita Krajnc is the co-founder of Toronto Pig Save and the Executive Director of the Animal Save Movement, a worldwide network of Save groups bearing witness to farmed animals and promoting veganism and love-based, grassroots activism. Anita helps coordinate global campaigns such as the Plant Based Treaty. Anita received her Ph.D. in Political Science from the University of Toronto, is a staunch follower of Leo Tolstoy, Mahatma Gandhi and Cesar Chavez. Anita has also been an assistant professor at Queen’s University (Ontario), where she has taught university courses on social movement strategies and tactics.
Anita has participated in Clayoquot Sound and Great Bear Rainforest campaigns, where she met Tzeporah Berman, who now chairs the Fossil Fuel Nonproliferation Treaty. After reconnecting with her in April 2021, our team was inspired to begin a whirlwind launch of the Plant Based Treaty initiative four months later.
Read Yael's bio
Yael directs global campaigns for Plant Based Treaty including Stop Animal Gifting and Stop Octopus Farming. She is a founder of Freedom 4 Animals Israel, coordinating the Israel Against Live Shipments campaign. During her 15 years of activism she brought ground-breaking investigations of animal abuse to the frontlines of the Israeli mainstream media, while driving strategic public awareness campaigns to inspire individuals to become vegan.
Regional & Country Campaign Coordinators:
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Valezca Lango Munsuri
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Read Nilgün's bio
Nilgün is an organizer for Ankara Animal, Climate and Health Save chapters as well as Regional Campaign Coordinator for the Middle East and Africa. She embraces non-violence, and prioritizes respect and love in her work. She promotes veganism and raises awareness about the climate crisis, through presentations at universities and schools, food give-aways on streets, as well as during book clubs, group meetings, panel discussions and documentary screenings. Through her vegan food workshops she teaches people how to make plant-based milks and yogurts and shares traditional Turkish vegan recipes as well as translated Sherry Colb’s Mind If I Order the Cheeseburger into Turkish.
Read Ana's bio
Ana is a vegan activist who also volunteers for Animal Equality in Mexico. She participates and organizes vegan educational outreach on the streets, at schools, universities and popular festivals. She is an organizer for Guadalajara Animal Save, where she helps coordinate animal vigils, street actions, save squares, vegan food tastings and giveaways. Ana has a degree in performing arts from the University of Sonora with a specialty in dance movement therapy from the Mexican School of Art and Dance Therapy. She teaches ballet and dance at the Centro Escolar Mexico and in a dance academy.
Lea Goodett-de Zwart
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Lea is a nurse specializing in palliative care in The Netherlands who decided her life to fight for animal liberation after attending her first vigil. She is the Regional Campaign Coordinator for Europe and coordinates vegan outreach. She believes strongly in intersectional and community based activism to make the world a better place for all beings.
Read Miguel's bio
Miguel collaborates as a liaison for Animal Save in Mexico, in addition to coordinating organizers for NARD in Latin America. He travels in his Van called “Holy”, participating and organizing in different events to spread the Plant Based Treaty and visiting activist groups in different cities. He collaborates in actions with Million Dollar Vegan and has experience in awareness tours with Vegan Outreach and Animal Save. He is always thinking of better ways to invite people to take action in changing our consumption habits and praxis, based on their consequences / benefits for a more empathetic and less violent world.
Read Martín's bio
Martín Vainstein is a political scientist specialized in gender, environment and affections from the University of Buenos Aires and trained as an activist and campaigner in London. He is currently the National Coordinator of Climate Save Argentina, where he works to build ecosystems where life is worth living. He also likes to give workshops, read and tattoo.
Scientific Advisor and Communications:
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Natasha is a part of the Plant Based Treaty and Climate Save Movement teams. She has an MSc in Sustainable Food & Natural Resources, with a strong interest in climate change, environmental issues, restoration ecology, landscape regeneration and agroecology. With a long history in a variety of social change movements, Natasha currently works in a variety of fields, including writing scientific articles, creating blogs, website design, graphic design, illustration and animation.