All posts tagged Isabelle Tassi

Tampa Bay Veg Fest: Former & original organizers, plus keynote speaker Grey

On this edition of the show, we reconfigured the regular format a bit, so as to accommodate taking a good look—from a couple of angles—at the Tampa Bay Veg Fest (TBVF), set this year for Nov. 9 at Perry Harvey Sr. Park. Read more…

Dr. Kerry Kriger, founder of Save The Frogs!

Dr. Kerry Kriger—the founder of Save The Frogs!, which describes itself as the world’s leading amphibian conservation organization—reconstructs the distinctive path he traveled academically and geographically (including a mechanical engineering undergraduate degree from the University of Virginia; studying endangered birds in Hawaii, alongside PhD students; earning his own PhD in environmental science at a university in Australia) en route to launching Save The Frogs! Read more…

Myriam Parham, co-founder of Florida Voices For Animals

Myriam Parham—the co-founder and president of Florida Voices For Animals (FVA)—traces the history of the organization, which she formally launched with her mother, Elena Flanagan, in 1989, but was functioning informally some years before that. Read more…

Isabelle Tassi, chief organizer of Tampa Bay Veg Fest

Isabelle Tassi– chief organizer of the second annual Tampa Bay Veg Fest, the Tampa area’s only vegetarian/vegan festival – discusses her educational background and evolution as an animal activist, and describes the main mission and other aspects of Florida Voices For Animals, under whose auspices Tampa Bay Veg Fest is presented. Read more…