In the inaugural episode of the Veganpreneur REVOLUTION  podcast, co-hosts VLynn Hawkins and Kathleen Gage kickstart a vibrant conversation about their personal journeys into veganism and the mission behind their groundbreaking podcast. As co-founders of Vegan Visibility Productions, they delve into the intersection of entrepreneurship, veganism, and societal transformation.

Exploring Personal Transformations

VLynn and Kathleen candidly share their evolution from skeptics to passionate advocates for plant-based living. Their stories highlight a common thread of initial resistance followed by profound awakenings to the ethical, health, and environmental imperatives of veganism. VLynn’s realization of the interconnectedness between historical oppression and animal exploitation resonates deeply, while Kathleen’s journey emphasizes the transformative power of dietary choices in combating inflammation and reclaiming vitality.

The Mission

Central to the Veganpreneur REVOLUTION  is a multifaceted mission that transcends mere dietary preferences. VLynn and Kathleen articulate a vision that encompasses holistic well-being, compassionate living, and sustainable entrepreneurship. Their podcast serves as a platform to educate, inspire, and empower individuals to embrace a plant-based lifestyle while fostering ethical business practices.

Disrupting Conventional Narratives

With infectious enthusiasm, VLynn and Kathleen challenge conventional wisdom surrounding veganism and entrepreneurship. They debunk myths, dispel misconceptions, and invite listeners to question societal norms with open minds. By spotlighting diverse voices—from vegan bodybuilders to nutritionists to entrepreneurs—they aim to ignite a powerful shift in how society perceives and engages with vegan plant-based living.

Empowering Entrepreneurs

At the heart of their mission lies a commitment to uplift vegan entrepreneurs and amplify their visibility. Through insightful interviews, practical advice, and hot-seat challenges, VLynn and Kathleen equip aspiring and seasoned business owners with the tools needed to thrive in a competitive market. Their focus on mindset, marketing strategies, and community engagement underscores a holistic approach to entrepreneurial success.

Catalyzing Change

As agents of change, VLynn and Kathleen embrace disruption as a catalyst for societal transformation. They confront systemic issues plaguing health, sustainability, and animal welfare with a sense of urgency and optimism. By harnessing the power of storytelling, education, and community building, they envision a future where compassion, innovation, and ethical leadership converge to create a more equitable and sustainable world.

Looking Forward

In the dynamic landscape of business and activism, the Veganpreneur REVOLUTION podcast emerges as a sign of hope and possibility. VLynn Hawkins and Kathleen Gage invite listeners to join them on a journey of personal growth, entrepreneurial empowerment, and social change.

As they revolutionize the narrative around veganism and disrupt business as usual, they inspire us to envision a brighter future fueled by compassion, integrity, and purpose.


Episode Highlights

[00:00] Introduction

[01:00] Where it started for VLynn.

[04:00] Where it started for Kathleen.

[07:00] The start of Vegan Visibility Productions and Veganpreneur REVOLUTION.

[10:00] How society is unaware of controls over their life.

[12:00] The plight of children in today’s world.

[17:00] A few of the people you’ll hear from.

[21:00] A common fear veganpreneurs have.

[24:45] Raising awareness for veganpreneurs.

[27:30] Be open to possibility.

About Kathleen Gage 

Kathleen Gage is a multifaceted professional, renowned as the founder of Vegan Visibility and co-founder of Vegan Visibility Productions. With certifications in Neuro-Linguistic Programming (NLP) and Plant-Based Nutrition from eCornell University, she’s a seasoned business consultant, keynote speaker, and marketing strategist.

Kathleen’s impact extends to hosting the Vegan Visibility Virtual Summit, a niche event supporting vegan and plant-based entrepreneurs with top-tier training from industry experts. Since establishing her business in 1994, she’s navigated economic challenges across various sectors, including high-tech, healthcare, and publishing.

Her influential voice resonates through popular podcasts like “Vegan Visibility” and “Plant Based Eating for Health,” where she advocates for a sustainable, compassionate world and provides guidance to thousands globally. Moreover, as an award-winning speaker and past president of Utah’s National Speakers Association chapter, Kathleen excels in crafting effective marketing strategies.

Beyond her professional endeavors, Kathleen resides in Central Oregon, where she champions animal rescue and enjoys outdoor activities. Her commitment to creating a more compassionate and sustainable world shines through in both her personal and professional pursuits.

About Vlynn Hawkins 

VLynn Hawkins is a formidable figure at the intersection of vegan entrepreneurship, extreme athleticism, and business leadership. As the Co-Founder of Vegan Visibility Productions and the Chief Executive/Engagement Officer at P3Academy, she channels her expertise to elevate health and wellness businesses. With over three decades in commercial real estate lending, VLynn boasts a track record of leading high-performing teams to exceptional success, consistently generating substantial revenue for multi-billion-dollar enterprises.

Transitioning from her corporate career, VLynn’s journey towards holistic wellness began after a knee injury redirected her focus. Exploring healing modalities like tapping, NLP, and hypnotherapy, she discovered a passion for holistic health practices. Today, armed with certifications in business development, hypnotherapy, joint venture brokering, and digital marketing, VLynn empowers Healthpreneurs to thrive in their endeavors.

As a Certified Plant-Based Ambassador, VLynn passionately advocates for the transformative power of a Whole Food, Plant-Based Vegan lifestyle. She hosts the insightful “Health Wisdom & Wealth Show,” sharing invaluable insights into holistic living. Additionally, VLynn serves as the CEO of, assisting small businesses and nonprofits in fundraising for impactful projects.

Based in Atlanta, GA, VLynn enjoys an active lifestyle, often engaging in workouts and leisurely walks with her Cairn Terrier, Hiro. Her multifaceted skill set, and unwavering dedication make her an influential advocate for veganism, health entrepreneurship, and impactful business strategies.