Missy Crutchfield is Co-Founder of Gandhi’s Be Magazine and of Gandhi Global Center For Peace (which she co-founded with Mahatma Gandhi’s grandson Arun Gandhi). She is a globally recognized, award winning journalist and human rights/animal rights & vegan activist.

In her spare time, Missy loves travel, exploring new cultures, spending time with her son and rescue dogs at home, and cooking vegan.


Missy has worked as an actress in NYC and held numerous roles in media. Passionate about addressing social issues through the arts, Missy created and collaborated on a number of projects and community-based programs including Remember Your Dream, mentoring youth through arts & social issues, and Sisters Speak Out, an original three-act play and workshop series about domestic violence and women and girl’s empowerment.

Global Events Covered

Through Gandhi’s Be Magazine, Missy has covered national and international events, highlights include The Visit of His Holiness the Dalai Lama at Emory University in 2010 and 2013, the 9/11 Unity Walk in Washington, D.C., touring Sean Penn’s JP/HRO in Haiti and meeting with Haitian First Lady Sophia Martelly, and covering the travels and speaking engagements of Mahatma Gandhi’s grandson, Arun Gandhi. Missy has traveled to India, Kenya, South Africa, Haiti, Nepal, France, Germany, Sweden, Turkey, Israel-Palestine, and many other places speaking on human rights and covering the stories of nonviolence and peace around the world.

Featured Contributor, Presenter, and Speaker

She is featured as a contributor on el-Sharq TV in Istanbul, Turkey. She has also presented at human rights conferences at The Carter Center in Atlanta, Georgia, the University of Bridgeport, Connecticut; Times Square in New York City, Queens Theatre in Queens, New York; University of California at Berkeley; and Harvard University.