Omowale (Omo-Wah-LAY) Adewale (A-DAY-Wah-LAY) is a father of 3 born in Brooklyn, NY. Wale is an Organizer with over 20 years of theoretical and practical application in enhancing egalitarian concepts and systems. He is the founder of Black VegFest and co-founder of Grassroots Artists MovEment (G.A.ME). Omowale is a 2-time kickboxing champion and boxing champion in New York. Wale is the author of “An Introduction to Veganism and Agricultural Globalism” (2015) which explains how anyone can intersect veganism at anytime. The book also explores western imperialism's supranational and neo-colonialism's approach to using GMO's as weaponized food through Big Agra. This year, Omowale serves as the Editor of “Brotha Vegan” which discusses the struggles, triumphs and nuances of Black vegan men.