Animal Welfare Researcher, University of British Columbia
Maria is a researcher in the University of British Columbia's Animal Welfare Program. During her research, she lived and worked with Chinese dairy farmers to understand their perspectives, as well as factors influencing animal care. She hopes that through this program, passionate individuals can connect and become inspired to work collaboratively to create a better world for farmed animals.
Program Advisor, IFAWF
Policy and International Liaison, Environment & Animal Society of Taiwan
Jonathon works on policy and international liaison at the Environment & Animal Society of Taiwan (EAST), where he leverages his international perspective to facilitate legislative advocacy, corporate collaboration, and consumer education to further EAST’s mission of achieving change for farm animals. He is a member of the Effective Altruism community, and has strong hopes for the growth of the farm animal protection field in China.
Maria and Jonathon are engaged in the IFAWF in an individual capacity, and do not represent their respective employers or institutions.