Leah Garcés is the president of Mercy For Animals. She has been fighting for better food and farming systems for her whole career, and she has nearly 20 years of leadership experience in the animal protection movement. She oversaw international campaigns in 14 countries at the World Society for the Protection of Animals then launched Compassion in World Farming in the United States. Leah is also on the advisory boards of Encompass and Seattle Food Tech. She lives in Atlanta, Georgia, with her husband, three kids, and two cats.