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Okada is the director of Animal Rights Centre Japan (ARCJ), the country’s most impactful organization for animal advocacy. The work of the group, under Okada’s leadership, highlights much of the progress being made for animals in Japan in the last two decades, and a slow but steady cultural shift.
Yumin Chen is known by many as one of the most beloved and hard-working animal advocates in Taiwan. With over 25 years of experience, she is a long-time animal advocate and the Director of EAST (Environment & Animal Society of Taiwan).
Daniela Waldhorn works as a researcher at Rethink Priorities, a think tank “dedicated to figuring out how to make the world a better place,” where she investigates the potential for helping prawns and shrimps. She strives to help the largest number of animals, while identifying the root causes of speciesism and potential ways to overcome it. She is also an advocate for activists to take care of themselves in order to avoid burnout.
Elsie Herring, the great-granddaughter of a freed slave, became an environmental activist after a hog CAFO (Concentrated Animal Feeding Operation) replaced the small family farm next door to her family’s property.
Filming by Kelly Guerin / Editing by Nardine Groch.