Dr. Sailesh Rao


Dr. Sailesh Rao is the Founder and Executive Director of Climate Healers, a non-profit dedicated towards healing the Earth’s climate. He is a Human, Earth and Animal Liberation (HEAL) activist, husband, dad and since 2010, a star-struck grandfather. He has promised his granddaughter, Kimaya, that the world will be largely Vegan before she turns 16 in 2026, so that people will stop eating her relatives, the animals. He has faith that humanity will transform to keep his pinky promise to Kimaya, not just for ethical reasons, but also out of sheer ecological necessity.

Session Name
Human, Animal, Environment: One health intersections

Session Date & Time (IST)
30th Jan 2022 2.30 pm to 3.15 pm 

Session Brief
Dr. Sailesh Rao will highlight the overlapping problems like emergence of zoonotic viruses, antimicrobial resistance and climate change caused by Animal Agriculture practices and benefits of employing one health intersectional approach to Vegan advocacy.

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