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Animal rights -- birth of an activist | Simone Reyes | TEDxOrangeCoast

Published on 24 Jan 2020 / In Non-profits & Activism

This talk was given at a local TEDx event, produced independently of the TED Conferences. Simone Reyes shares with passion her combat for animal rights and elaborates how we can all be activist in our own right.
She says: “I may be a woman, a friend, a daughter, a partner, or an executive, but I will always be an activist first”

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Simone Reyes was the breakout star of Oxygen's reality tv show "Running Russell Simmons" and became an overnight hero in the animal rights community.
She has been entertainment mogul Russell Simmons’ right hand woman since graduating high school and has often been affectionately referred to as the "Boss" by Simmons himself. Recently PETA 's Animal Rahat Sanctuary in India was officially given a new name "Simone’s Place" in honor of Simone's tireless dedication to the animal rights cause.
Last year she traveled to Taiji, Japan as a Sea Shepherd Cove Guardian to report on and document the atrocities of the dolphin drives. Simone has been featured extensively in print, radio and television media using her image and voice to inspire, motivate, mobilize and guide people who care about the treatment of animals but don't know where to begin to create real change for them.

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