Whitney Lauritsen is a podcast host, digital marketing advisor, and certified well-being coach. She founded Eco-Vegan Gal in 2008 to share lifestyle practices and product recommendations that improve the quality of body, mind, and planet. Her books include best-seller The Vegan Ketogenic Diet Cookbook and Healthy Organic Vegan on a Budget.
To further advocate for and research mental health, Whitney launched the show This Might Get Uncomfortable. Her podcast episodes and online coaching sessions help people elevate their well-being to feel more joyful, vibrant, connected, and fulfilled. This latter led to her co-hosting and producing several podcasts, including Essentia: Rise & Thrive and The Live eCommerce Podcast.
Passionate about marketing, Whitney advises creative entrepreneurs with digital strategies that amplify their missions. She regularly coaches, consults, and presents on social media trends, influencer partnerships, and content monetization. A six-year stint teaching workshops at the Apple Store advanced her tech knowledge and experience. She has participated in business programs led by Google, Facebook, and Scripps Network. Recognized by her colleagues as a connector, Whitney has run numerous wellness industry events at YouTube Space, Natural Products Expo, and on Clubhouse app.
Media appearances include Stossel, HuffPost Live, Parade Magazine, Shondaland, and The Ultimate Health Podcast. Whitney has contributed to Forks Over Knives, VegNews Magazine, Simple Habit, New Hope Network, iHerb, and Organic Authority. She has spoken at many conferences, summits, and festivals, such as Bonnaroo, Fitness Magazine, VidCon, Podcast Movement, CEX, and BlogHer Food. In 2014, she received the Ed Begley Jr. Environmental Activist Award.
Whitney minored in psychology while studying film production at Emerson College. She also took classes at NYU Tisch School of the Arts and Boston College. Her short films were broadcast on HBO and part of Steven Spielberg’s reality competition “On the Lot”. Before pivoting her career to content creation, she worked as a mentor at the Cannes Film Festival, managed an acclaimed production office, and assisted Rob Reiner’s family.
A resident of Los Angeles, Whitney spends her free time mastering coffee techniques and going on electric car road trips with her Jack Russell Terrier Evie.
Whitney can support you with:
Video production & photography
Live events (in-person and online)