LOS ANGELES–(COMMERCIAL THREAD) – Dr. Liz Tyson, Program Director for Born Free USA, is the show’s featured guest Impact podcast with John Shegerian this week. The show is hosted by Shegerian, co-founder and executive chairman of ERI, the nation’s leading fully integrated IT and electronic asset disposal provider and cybersecurity-focused hardware destruction company.
Born Free USA ensures that all wildlife, whether living in captivity or in the wild, are treated with compassion and respect and are able to live their lives according to their needs. Not only does Born Free USA’s conservation work take place in communities, classrooms, courtrooms, and congress halls, the organization also operates one of the largest primate sanctuaries in the United States. United.
Having obtained a doctorate in animal welfare law, Dr. Tyson’s advocacy career has taken her to work in the United Kingdom, Colombia, Spain, Bolivia, Ethiopia and Peru. She has worked with local indigenous communities in the Colombian Amazon to end the hunting of wild primates, has campaigned relentlessly to end the exploitation of animals in circuses and zoos, and more recently has helped design and plan a new rehab complex for rescued monkeys at Ethiopia’s Born Free Sanctuary, Enssessa Kotteh.
Dr Tyson joined Born Free USA as Director of the Primate Sanctuary in Fall 2018 and was promoted to Director of Programs in Spring 2020. She oversees the operation of one of the largest primate sanctuaries in the country, as well. than the work of Born Free USA’s campaigns.
âIt was a pleasure to be able to share our work with John and the Impact Podcast audience,â said Dr. Tyson. âBeing able to reach such a large and diverse group of listeners is essential in our work to protect the big cats, primates, our precious native wildlife and the wider environment. We hope listeners have been inspired to take action for animals, whether that is by contacting their representative to support new laws, such as the Refuge from Cruel Trapping Act, or perhaps by “passing” one of the monkeys from our primate sanctuary. ”
âIt was an honor to have Liz on our show to tell her story and share the incredible work that she and Born Free USA do on behalf of so many beautiful species,â Shegerian said. âLiz’s mission and core initiatives truly make our world a better place. I hope our audience is inspired to find out more or take action, perhaps by exploring the Born Free USA website and âadoptingâ and supporting one of the wonderful monkeys at the sanctuary. I’ve already done it!”
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