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Diane Hatz

CEO & Founder

Writer. Author. Inner Activist. 

Diane Hatz worked at major and indie record companies, managed a band, and freelanced as a music publicist. She is co-founder of The Relay, a fanzine on The Who, which is in the Rock and Roll Hall of Fame. She’s attended thousands of concerts.

During her sometimes-surreal career, Diane founded the nonprofit Change Food, worked to shut down factory farms, organized & spoke at major TED/TEDx events,  founded and organized TEDxManhattan “Changing the Way We Eat,” and executive produced The Meatrix, a Webby Award winner.  She has studied with The Dalai Lama and other spiritual teachers.

Diane has an Individualized Master of Arts in Creative Writing from Antioch University in London, England, and is currently focused on writing fiction.

In late 2020, after 30 years living in downtown Manhattan and the East Village, Diane moved to Santa Fe, New Mexico. When not at her computer creating, you can find her hiking, road tripping, or volunteering at the local animal shelter.

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