Leah Garcés is the president of Mercy For Animals. She has been fighting for better food and farming systems for nearly 20 years as a leader in the animal protection movement. Leah’s work has been featured in many national media outlets including The New York Times, The Washington Post, BuzzFeed, Vice Magazine, and The Chicago Tribune among others. Leah is also on the advisory councils of Encompass and Seattle Food Tech. She lives in Atlanta, Georgia, with her husband, three kids, and two cats.