Official Bio

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 runaway human population growth and overconsumption.

Stephanie has a bachelor's degree from the University of Michigan in creative writing, where she won a Hopwood Award for poetry. She has more than 15 years of experience in animal rescue and advocacy. When she's not advocating for animals, she can usually be found working on her next novel in the company of assorted rescued dogs and cats.