Sarah Bexell has been engaged in wildlife conservation, conservation education and humane education for over 20 years. Currently, she is Research Associate Professor and Director of Humane Education with the Institute for Human-Animal Connection, Adjunct Professor with the Gradaute School of Social Work at the University of Denver and Director of Conservation Education at the Chengdu Research Base of Giant Panda Breeding, China. Her work focuses on developing and evaluating education programs to facilitate the human-animal bond to promote animal welfare and rights, healthy child development, and wildlife and nature preservation. She has worked in China for 17 years to build capacity of conservation and humane education professionals. Her teaching focuses on global sustainable development and humane education. She lives and works part of each year in Colorado, USA and in Sichuan Province, China.