V (formerly Eve Ensler) is the Tony award winning playwright of the theatrical phenomenon, The Vagina Monologues translated into 48 languages, performed in 140 countries along with many other plays. She has authored a number of books including her latest best sellers, The Apology and In the Body of the World. 

She is founder of V-Day, the 22-year-old global activist movement which has raised over 120 million dollars to end violence against all women and girls—cisgender, transgender and those with fluid gender identities—and founder of One Billion Rising, the largest global mass action to end gender-based violence in over 200 countries,  as well as a co-founder of City of Joy. A survivor of violence, V has dedicated her life to ending violence against all women and girls and mother earth.