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Featured Green Monster: Maya Gottfried, US Communications Manager, Animals Asia

Maya Gottfried is the US Communications Manager for Animals Asia, an international animal welfare nonprofit organization with its home office in Hong Kong and Moon Bear Rescue Centers in China and Vietnam.

She has authored books, essays and articles for children and adults. In addition to having written the children’s books Good Dog and Our Farm, her work has been published in outlets including Lilith magazine, and The Huffington Post, not to mention on One Green Planet!

Her articles spotlight the ambassadors, amazing work, and many success stories of Animals Asia. Be sure to check them out!

  1. Animals Asia Says Good-bye to Sabrina Yeap, a Great Friend to Dogs in Malaysia
  2. Animals Asia’s Professor Paws Program Teaches Children in Guangzhou, China Compassion for Dogs
  3. The People Behind the Fight to End Bear Bile Farming: Animals Asia’s Ray Zhu
  4. 5 Ways You Can Help Animals Asia End Bear Bile Farming
  5. Portrait: Animals Asia’s Lucky Wu
  6. Oliver: A New Life For a Broken Bear
  7. Animals Asia Founder and CEO Jill Robinson’s Mission to End Bear Farming
  8. Dream’s New Beginning: Recovery After Life on a Bear Farm
  9. Keeping Our Friends Off the Dinner Table: What is Being Done to End the Cat and Dog Meat Trade
  10. Animals Asia: Rescuing Moon Bears From Bear Bile Farms

To learn more and stay up to date on all Maya’s great work, follow her on Twitter @mayabidaya or @AnimalsAsia, check out Animals Asia’s Facebook page, or visit