Ed Winters is a vegan educator, public speaker and content creator based in London, England. Winters is the co-founder and co-director of Surge, an animal rights organisation determined to create a world where compassion towards all non-human animals is the norm. In 2016 Surge founded The Official Animal Rights March which succeeded in a growth from 2,500 participants in London in 2016 to 28,000 participants across the world in 2018. In 2017 Winters produced the documentary Land of Hope and Glory and launched the on-going moving activism project The Big Vegan Activism Van. He has spoken at over 1/3 of UK universities and at 6 Ivy league colleges, including as a guest lecturer at Harvard University. He has given speeches across the world, including two TEDx talks in early 2019.
In October 2018 Winters opened Unity Diner, a non-profit vegan diner in London where all of the profits go directly back into helping animals. He launched The Disclosure Podcast in 2019.
In a twelve month period 33,248 people signed up to go vegan through Earthling Ed’s online content.
Public Speaking & Mainstream Media
Surge: Earthling Ed’s Animal Rights Organisation
Unity Diner: Earthling Ed’s Non-Profit Vegan Restaurant
The Official Animal Rights March
“The corporations and industries that we are up against will not go down without a fight. But they will not win, they will never win, because for all of their money and for all of their political influence, we have one thing they will never have. We have the truth.”
Interviews & Appearances:
The Daily Mail
The Evening Standard
The Daily Express
"You Will Never Look at Your Life in the Same Way Again | Eye-Opening Speech"
Speech given to thousands of students across UK universities from 2017 - 2018. Over 33.4 million accumulative views online across both Facebook and YouTube.