PANEL: Animal Advocacy & Rock N' Roll
Jessica Miller (Host)
Board of Directors, Animal Place
Jessica Miller - After more than 20 years modeling at the top of the fashion world, Jessica Miller is no stranger to the spotlight. She has worked with the likes of Versace, Chanel, Dolce & Gabbana, and was the face of Calvin Klein for several seasons.
In recent years, Jessica Miller has leveraged her name recognition, global platform, and personal brand to become a champion of animal rights.
From catwalk to cat lover, Miller’s compassion for animals quickly grew in new and profound ways once she adopted four kittens. She became a vegetarian and volunteered at her local cat shelter. However, after further investigating the conditions that animals endure within the egg and dairy industries, Miller converted to veganism, recognizing that all animals deserve the same compassion, respect, and cruelty-free life.
Today, Jessica Miller serves on the Board of Directors of Animal Place. She lives and works in the Bay Area with her husband, musician Lars Ulrich. The kittens, now full-grown, are still her constant companions, confidantes, and teachers.
Lead Vocalist, Arch Enemy
Alissa White-Gluz is one of the leading names and voices in heavy metal today. She is the front figure of the Swedish death metal band Arch Enemy and plays upwards of 250 shows a year, all around the globe to millions of fans.
She is also a devout animal rights activist and has never eaten meat, having been raised in a vegetarian household. She has now been vegan for over 20 years and uses her voice to encourage compassion and responsibility in her fans.
Having won awards from PETA, spoken at rallies and marches in multiple countries and hosted the Official Animal Rights March in NYC, she hopes to bring veganism to a broader audience.
Alissa fearlessly stands tall as an icon for women in heavy music and a steadfast defender of animals.
Lead Singer, H2O
Toby Morse is the founder of One Life One Chance a nonprofit organization, a nonprofit organization that speaks to elementary, middle school, and high school students about healthy life choices, self-respect, integrity, being a leader, and leading a drug-free lifestyle. Morse is best known around the world as the charismatic, energetic and always smiling front man for hardcore punk band H2O. Morse has been vegan since 1987 and is a dedicated animal advocate.
Bassist & Co-Writer, No Doubt and Dreamcar
Tony Kanal is the bass player and co-writer in the Grammy Award winning rock band No Doubt. Tony’s work outside of No Doubt includes production and writing for numerous artists and soundtracks. He also released an album and toured with his latest project DREAMCAR. A passionate animal rights advocate, Tony lives in Los Angeles with his wife and two daughters who they are raising vegan.