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Maria Uspenski

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Founder and CEO Maria Uspenski is the innovative force behind our Steepware® designs. Drawing on her background as an MIT mechanical engineer, she is listed on four U.S. patents for Steepware® inventions. As the inspiration behind our 10% Pledge to cancer and community wellness programs, Maria is on a mission to advance healthier living through

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May 08, 2018 / by epicenter / No Comments

Yoli Ouiya

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Yoli Ouiya is a driving force in the Global Sustainability and Wellness movement. Yoli’s interest in sustainability and wellness began with her desire to improve her personal health and culminated in becoming certified in Plant-Based Nutrition.She started to develop her brand as a digital creative and chef launching YolisGreenLiving.com, an eco-lifestyle portal dedicated to providing

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May 08, 2018 / by epicenter / No Comments

MaryAnne Howland

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“First and foremost, I am a storyteller for social change, creating stories that reflect human value. Culturally sensitive communications and inclusive outreach helps to build bridges and spark relationships and energize communities that can inspire truly transformative change that improves the lives and wellbeing of all of us. My mission is to be a transformative

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May 03, 2018 / by epicenter / No Comments

Galit Laibow

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Galit Laibow is the chief executive officer and co-founder of Foodstirs, where she’s taken a no-holds-barred approach to reinventing the incredibly stagnant billion-dollar baking mix industry and upgrading the pantry one organic baking mix at a time. Her tenacious approach and business acumen have helped Foodstirs grow ten times over in less than two years,

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Mar 27, 2018 / by epicenter / No Comments

Cara Chacon

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As Patagonia’s VP of Social and Environmental Responsibility, Cara leads a team of professionals that set strategy and implement Patagonia’s sustainability initiatives. Responsibilities include guiding Patagonia’s social and environmental supply chain programs that protect people and our planet (factories, mills, farms), ensuring animal welfare, traceability and content claims assurance of sustainable materials, maintaining footprint metrics,

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Mar 23, 2018 / by epicenter / No Comments

Alison Czeczuga

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Alison Czeczuga is a lifelong plant lover who turned her passion for the natural world into a career. She currently serves as the Global Sourcing & Sustainability Manager at Gaia Herbs, where she works closely with Gaia’s local and global partners on sourcing high quality medicinal plants while leading the sustainability strategy across the company.

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Mar 20, 2018 / by epicenter / No Comments

Carlotta Mast

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Carlotta Mast is the senior vice president of content and insights for Informa’s Global Health & Nutrition Network, which includes the New Hope Network. Carlotta is also the board president of Naturally Boulder, a 1,200-member trade group with the mission of nurturing community, leadership and innovation in the Colorado natural products industry. In addition, she

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Mar 19, 2018 / by epicenter / No Comments

Erin Stokes, ND

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Erin Stokes, ND is the Medical Director at MegaFood, and a registered Naturopathic Doctor in the state of Colorado. Dr. Erin Stokes received her Naturopathic Doctor degree from Bastyr University in 2001. Shortly afterwards she began to pursue her passion for educating others by teaching Western Pathology and Psychology of Healing at Southwest Acupuncture College.

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Mar 18, 2018 / by epicenter / No Comments

Lara Dickinson

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Lara has nearly twenty years of consumer packaged goods marketing, sales, and general management experience with an emphasis on bringing healthy product innovations to the natural and mass market. For the past five years, she has provided strategic sales, marketing and leadership consulting to consumer goods companies, including Numi Organic Tea, Alter Eco Foods, Jamba

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Feb 15, 2018 / by epicenter / No Comments

Janice Hall

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Janice Hall is President, Natural Network International since 1991 — a business development, marketing and trends forecasting company, specializing in natural health, organic, environment and sustainability policy, issues and products.  Additional expertise includes environmental sciences, climate change and supply chain issues, as well as critical land and energy conservation issues. Hall is also a Co-founder

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Jan 27, 2018 / by epicenter / No Comments