Shih Chao-hwei

Shih Chao-hwei

“We must always check with ourselves to know if we are, in fact, being conquered by our fear.” In their capacity to suffer, Buddhist nun Shih Chao-hwei sees little difference between humans and animals. “Buddha could not bear to see sentient beings suffer,” she notes....
Susie Coston

Susie Coston

The Power Of Sanctuary As the National Shelter Director of Farm Sanctuary, Susie Coston not only saves the lives of the animals in front of her, she inspires compassion for all animals by telling their stories with humour, grace, and love. She has led countless people...
Kari Bagnall

Kari Bagnall

Jungle Friends Primate Sanctuary     What started 25 years ago with a four-month-old capuchin monkey has since grown into the largest sanctuary for new world monkeys in North America. Kari Bagnall was an interior decorator living in the suburbs when she...
Hazel Zhang

Hazel Zhang

Meet the wonderful Hazel Zhang! After learning about the suffering of farmed animals in the documentary “Farm to Fridge,” Hazel became vegan. Shocked that there wasn’t much content on the subject of cruelty-free living in Chinese, Hazel started a...