Stephanie Feldstein is the Population and Sustainability Director at the Center for Biological Diversity, where she heads a national program that addresses the connection between human population growth, overconsumption, and the wildlife extinction crisis. She created the innovative Take Extinction Off Your Plate campaign, and her work has been featured in The Huffington Post, NPR, Salon, The Guardian, The Washington Post, and more.
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.