A thought leader on the topics of food ethics, animal protection, and compassion, Colleen Patrick-Goudreau is a bestselling author of six books, including the award-winning The Joy of Vegan Baking, considered the bible of vegan baking, The Vegan Table, Color Me Vegan, Vegan’s Daily Companion, On Being Vegan, and The 30-Day Vegan Challenge, published by Random House.

She is the host and producer of the life-changing podcast Food for Thought; and she delivers inspiring lectures around the country. Colleen has been featured on the Food Network and PBS, is a regular contributor to NPR, and was a long-time columnist for VegNews Magazine.