Jacy Reese

Jacy Reese, Speaker at C2 Montréal 2019
Co-Founder and Research Director, Sentience Institute

In The End of Animal Farming, Jacy tells the stories of activists using data to steer policy and behaviour, scientists making clean meat (real meat grown from animal cells) and entrepreneurs and consumers who are helping to build an animal-free food system.

The effective altruist

Jacy Reese is a social scientist and author whose new book, The End of Animal Farming (2018), provides a roadmap to a more humane, ethical, sustainable and efficient food system where slaughterhouses are obsolete. As Research Director at the Sentience Institute (a think tank researching the most effective strategies to expand humanity’s moral circle), Jacy is one of the leaders of the "effective altruism" movement, a community of business leaders, philanthropists and intellectuals applying reason and evidence to the challenge of doing the most good.

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