Dr. LeAnne Campbell is the President and Founder of Global Roots. She received her B.S. and M.S. degrees from Cornell University in Human Service Studies and her Ph.D. from UNC Chapel Hill in Education. She has served on the faculty at Nazareth College in Rochester NY, Mississippi State University and at Duke University’s Latin American and Caribbean Studies program, where she designed education initiatives, leadership programs, and professional teacher training programs.

With over 30 years of experience, her research and initiatives have helped to build vibrant, inclusive communities and greater cultural awareness. Furthermore, she has over 25 years of experience living, researching, working and teaching in the Dominican Republic.

Daughter of T. Colin Campbell and mother to two sons who she raised on a plant-based diet, LeAnne wrote The China Study Cookbook in 2013 to help others transform their individual health and the health of the entire family through her helpful tips on substitutions, keeping foods nutrient-rich, and transitioning to a plant-based diet.

First retreat: 17 – 24 May, 2016