Vicki Robin is the coauthor of the international best seller, Your Money or Your Life (5 years on the Business Week list) and is a leading voice for sustainable consumption. Currently she is writing a book on local food, Blessing the Hands that Feed Us (Viking/Penguin 2013). Vicki was featured as one of 61 Visionaries by Utne Magazine, named the “prophet of consumption downsizers” by the NY Times, has received awards from Sustainable Northwest and Green America, and has appeared regularly for 20 years in the media including Oprah Winfrey show, NPR and PBS specials as well as over 1000 other media stories. She is a member of Comedy Island, an improvisational theater troupe on Whidbey Island Washington. She also stars in the feature documentary film about the Dalai Lama, entitled Dalai Lama Renaissance.