Why I want to be mentor in this category: I feel I have knowledge in area and want to be there for others who are interested.
What inspires me in this category: I am a lacto-vegetarian, it's part of my life and who I am.
Experience: While I'm always in the learning process and discovering new things I believe my personal experience gives me the best insight of vegetarianism. I've also read a lot on vegan/vegetarian lifestyle and nutritional needs.
Biggest Lesson Learned: Don't try to change how someone else eats. They have to be willing to change. Then they will seek your advice.
Books, classes, teachers that have helped me: The vegetarian society of Richmond, the kind diet, becoming vegan