Yumin is a long-time animal advocate who works with EAST (Environment and Animal Society of Taiwan). Taiwan, 2019. Jo-Anne McArthur / #unboundproject / We Animals Media

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Yumin Chen

Yumin Chen

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 Romero Waldhorn

Daniela Romero Waldhorn

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.

Gwenna Hunter

Gwenna Hunter

Gwenna Hunter is a vegan activist who champions the rights of humans and animals. She is the founder of Vegans of LA, a group “celebrating urban vegan pop culture.” She is also a coordinator of community engagement and events for Greater Los Angeles at Vegan Outreach.

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Elsie Herring

As we sat on her front porch for our interview, the sprinklers kicked on and Elsie had to hold a paper towel over her mouth so she could continue to speak.

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.