Jasmin Singer

Jasmin Singer is the Executive Director and Co-founder of Our Hen House... read more

Jasmin Singer

Bio

Jasmin Singer is the Executive Director and Co-founder of Our Hen House (www.ourhenhouse.org), a multimedia hive of opportunities to change the world for animals -- which was named the "Indie Media Powerhouse" of 2011 by VegNews Magazine's 2011 Veggie Awards. WIth her partner, animal rights law professor Mariann Sullivan, Jasmin is the co-host of the popular Our Hen House podcast (available on iTunes). A writer and activist living in New York City, Jasmin is a contributing writer for VegNews Magazine, a host for VegNews TV, and was also named by VegNews as one of twenty stand-out stars of the animal rights movement. She has also written for Satya Magazine and Heeb Magazine, and contributed to dozens of blogs. From 2007-2010, Jasmin was the campaigns manager for Farm Sanctuary, and — with Our Hen House — stayed on as a consultant through September 2010. Her workshops — which have been featured in publications such as TimeOut NY and The Village Voice — have been presented at universities and law schools throughout the country, as well as conferences such as The Animal Rights National Conference, Taking Action for Animals, Farm Sanctuary’s Hoe Down, Let Live Northwest Animal Rights Conference, the Institute for Critical Animal Studies North American Conference, the SUNY Social Justice Conference, and the NYC Food & Climate Change Summit at Climate Week NYC, which was organized in conjunction with the United Nations’ Climate Change Summit. She has also presented at VegFests across the country including in New York City, Madison, WI, Portland, ME, Boston, MA, and New Orleans, LA. For her activism, Jasmin has been featured in media outlets such as CNN, Trece:VeinteFreakonomics, and the New York Observer. Prior to her animal activist career, Jasmin was an actor-educator with the AIDS-awareness theatre company, Nitestar. As an actor, she has also performed in (and produced) the show, Mortified, and has been seen in New York City at the Midtown International Fringe Festival, where she won rave reviews for her starring role in “Exhibit This”.