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Stephanie Feldstein is the Director of the Population and Sustainability program at the Center for Biological Diversity, where she leads the Center's work to highlight and address threats to endangered species and wild places from human population growth and overconsumption.

She has a bachelor's degree from the University of Michigan in creative writing, where she won a Hopwood Award and the Jeffrey L. Weisberg Memorial Prize for poetry. She has more than 20 years of experience in animal rescue and advocacy. When she's not advocating for animals or the future of our planet, she can usually be found working on her next book in the company of assorted rescued dogs and cats.


Stephanie is represented by Rachel Ekstrom Courage at Folio Literary Management.