Grace  Gabriel

Grace Gabriel

Grace Gabriel: IFAW, Dep. Dir. of Wildlife and Habitat Protection Program. A leader in the fight toward reducing the devastating impacts wildlife trade has on endangered species, Grace has been the driving force behind IFAW China from its inception, nurturing protection for both domestic animals and wildlife in a country where policies regarding conservation and animal welfare were lacking, and initiating the development of China’s first Animal Welfare Law. Grace has testified before the European Union Commission on protecting wild tigers; spoke at the INTERPOL Wildlife Crime Working Group meeting regarding controlling global online trade in wildlife and wildlife products, and before the UK Parliament Environmental Audit Committee about the escalation of global wildlife crime . As native of China, Grace has overseen IFAW’s global campaign to reduce use of endangered species in traditional medicine. Producer, China Central Television, Reporter Radio Beijing, China. http://www.ifaw.org/united-states/about-us/elephants/grace-ge-gabriel