Dr. Marji Simon-Meniefeld Inspires and Motivates People To Achieve A Healthy, Whole Life!
Motivational speaker Dr. Marji Simon-Meinefeld has been described as real, personal, educational, and entertaining. In addition to being a wife and mother, Dr. Marji is Co-owner of “Anything Vegan” with her sister Jasmine. The dynamic duo or the “Anything Vegan Girls” as they are affectionately known are currently co-authoring their next book and manufacturing and producing their three great flavors of nut-free, vegan cheese O’So Cheesy!
More about Marji & Her Passions for Speaking, Cooking and Life
Dr. Marji Simon-Meinefeld is the expert in connecting people with their healthiest, happiest self through delicious plant-based eating. She uses her experience as a certified life coach to help people overcome mindset issues, as a chef to create delicious plant-based vegan meals in flavors they already know and love, and as a Toastmasters International trained motivational speaker to inspire people to enjoy the journey while creating their ideal life.
Before creating Anything Vegan, a dynamic plant-based healthy eating company, with her sister Jasmine, Dr. Marji spoke in one of the most demanding stages in the world. She practiced law as an Army Soldier and an Air Force Airman. In military courts, her speaking skills effectively convinced juries. Her compassion coupled with her sharp analytical skills persuade clients to take action. Her unique experiences reconnected with her life’s purpose in 2012.
There are two things Dr. Marji’s done naturally since age 12 and life experiences inspired her to become the expert –
Cooking creatively. She inspires people to courageously live a healthy, balanced life. After surviving a triple devastation losing her job, the love of her life, and her health all at once, she began studying, reading and listening to everything on health, nutrition and culinary arts. Applying this amazing knowledge, her sister, a long-time vegan, and she healed her body, avoiding surgery. Marji then became certified in plant-based nutrition with Cornell University, and studied with chefs in DC and through Escoffier Culinary Academy. She shares her decade of experience in how to create meals your family already loves in healthier, delicious, plant-based ways.
Helping people to connect with their true life purpose. Strangers, family and friends alike instinctively trust her. She knows how to see unrealized possibilities in their lives, and to present these ideas so they want to pursue their dreams. She LOVES seeing the light of hope in the faces of countless people she helps. Her certified training as a life coach connects with her experience in courtroom speaking to make her a dynamic, effective presenter.
“Anything You Can Make, I Can Make Vegan” is not just a slogan, it’s her mission. She loves great tasting food, and discovered that eating healthy does not mean giving up the flavors you enjoy. It means using the AV culinary transition coaching to transition into your healthiest, yummiest, meals ever. From the stage, Dr. Marji shares the small, simple steps to transition to plant-based eating.
Want to know the biggest surprise Marji discovered on this journey? A healthy, plant-based life positively affects other areas of our life! She also shares how to apply the system they created for plant-based eating transitioning to other areas in life – love/relationships, wealth/finances and work/business. Dr. Marji has achieved amazing growth in life – having come from humble beginnings, creating a respectable life. She then lost practically everything in one summer, but bounced back, creating an amazing life! Marji now has a new love, her husband Marcus. He’s an amazing stepdad to their happy daughters. Marji’s healed body has increased her energy and clarity. She is growing Anything Vegan with her sister into a company that truly makes a difference. Her understanding of money has increased and so has her wealth. She often exclaims “I love my life”! And it’s all because she knows what to do to rediscover your life purpose, and how to systematically create the life desired.
Marji uses her public platform to pursue AV’s mission of empowering and encouraging people to rise above their circumstances and create a whole, balanced life! She has earned her CC designation from the 175,000 member Toastmasters International. Through her professional career she has trained in both the Air Force and the Army. She has spoken at a major utility corporation, in schools, to spiritual organizations, at charitable events, private clubs companies.
In 2014 she had the honor of assisting Joseph McClendon on the stage and in coaching. Dr. Marji is a certified life coach, certified in Cornell’s Plant Based Nutrition Program, and has received Army and Air Force Achievement Medals.
No matter the venue, Dr. Marji Simon-Meinefeld keeps it moving with high energy and enthusiasm, as she delivers nuggets on how every person can live a better, healthy life, one day at a time!
Dr. Simon-Meinefeld holds a Juris Doctorate of Law Degree from St. John’s University in New York, a Master Degree in International Diplomacy from Norwich University in Vermont, is also an ordained minister of the Universal Life Church, and earned a B.A. in Interdisciplinary Studies with concentrations in English, Business and Behavior Science from New York Institute of Technology. She is certified to practice law in the Supreme Court but instead she travels the world sharing her powerful message on creating a whole, healthy life. In addition to all of this she is also certified in plant-based nutrition with Cornell University, and studied with chefs in DC and through Escoffier Culinary Academy.