Tobias A Fox
Tobias A. Fox is a community organizer, master gardener, photographer, writer, and has ten years of experience as an independent publisher.
Along with coordinating an annual Sustainable Living Empowerment Conference he conducts various community events and workshops on sustainable living practices while assisting numerous urban farmers and gardeners in the community.
Fox is the founder of the community-driven, 501(c)(3) nonprofit organization Newark Science and Sustainability, Inc. (“Newark SAS”). Newark SAS serves as Facilitator and Coordinator of the Newark Community Food System in partnership with Whole Cities Foundation (Whole Foods nonprofit arm).
In 2014, he was awarded the Newark NAACP Environmental Justice Honoree, and received a 2016 Community Service Award presented by the Northeast Earth Coalition.
Jennifer B. Kahnweiler, Ph.D.
Jennifer is a certified Speaking Professional, is a global keynote speaker and trainer who helps organizations to harness the power of introverts. Her interactive, engaging and practical talks are geared to introverts and those who lead them. Her bestselling books, The Genius of Opposites, Quiet Influence and The Introverted Leader, have have been translated into 16 languages and she has presented speeches and seminars in Australia, Germany and Canada.
Jennifer received her Ph.D. in Counseling and Organizational Development from Florida State University and her degrees in Sociology and Counseling from Washington University, St. Louis. She is a Certified Speaking Professional (CSP), a designation held by only 8 % of the members of the National Speaker’s Association. In addition, she served on the board of the The National Speakers Association of Georgia, Berrett-Koehler Author's Co-op and mentors many professional women.
Barbara VanOss Marin, Ph.D
Barbara was a professor and researcher at the University of California, San Francisco, prior to her retirement. She became fluent in Spanish and fascinated with Latino culture during her four years living in Latin America. Subsequently, she devoted her professional career to public health research with communities of color. She developed a specialized curriculum for middle school children as well as a mentoring program for researchers. Since retirement she has spearheaded the creation of a neighborhood park. She is committed to jobs and justice for communities of color.