Diane Hatz is a creative marketing expert and events innovator who raises public awareness about problems and solutions with food and farming while activating individuals to create change. She is currently Founder & Executive Director of Change Food (www.changefood.org) where she develops creative projects, raises awareness, and motivates people to take action. She is currently organizing the Change Food Fest, a three-day event on food and farming to be held in NYC in November 2016. Diane was also founder and organizer for TEDxManhattan “Changing the Way We Eat” from 2010 – 2015, an annual event that brought together key experts in the food and farming movement. Diane also worked at the GRACE Communications Foundation for 12 years, where she founded and directed the consumer education program Sustainable Table; was executive producer of The Meatrix movies, award-winning animated films on factory farming; and was founder of the online sustainable food directory the Eat Well Guide.