Zoe Weil is a pioneer in the field of humane education. She is the co-founder and President of the International Institute for Humane Education. She created and directed a nationally-recognized humane education program (Animalearn). And she created the first and only Humane Education Certificate program and affiliated M.Ed degree program focusing on humane education in the U.S. She has trained hundreds of teachers and activists to become humane educators, and conducts humane education training workshops across the U.S.. The co-author of several humane education books for young people, as well as a parent, she lives in Surry, Maine.