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Monica Engebretson

North America Campaign Manager, Cruelty Free International

Monica Engebretson is the North America Campaign Manager for Cruelty Free International - the world's leading organization working on the issue of animal experiments.

For over 15 years, Monica has worked to protect animals from cruelty and exploitation including field work, undercover investigations, lobbying, and media and public education campaigns. She has led campaigns on several issues including wildlife conflicts, trapping, fur, and captive wildlife with an emphasis on exotic birds.

Monica has now turned her attention to animals used in experiments and testing. As part of a strategic global effort, Monica leads Cruelty Free International's U.S. and Canada campaigns.

Cruelty Free International works constructivley with governments and regulators worldwide, and advise companies on the way forward to replace animal experiments with humane alternatives.