Dawn Moncrief is the founder and executive director of A Well-Fed World (AWFW), a food justice and animal protection organization based in Washington, DC. AWFW distributes vegan food to those in need, conducts educational outreach, and provides global grants for innovative projects that empower individuals and strengthen coalitions. Dawn Moncrief holds master`s degrees in international relations as well as women studies, both with a focus on economic development. Her work highlights the ways in which high levels of meat consumption in the U.S. and globally exacerbate global hunger, especially for women and children. Her work also draws attention to the negative consequences of increasing livestock production and intensification on climate change and oil scarcity.