Ingrid Newkirk

British-American animal rights advocate, author & activist

Ingrid Newkirk (born June 11, 1949) is an animal rights activist. She started People For the Ethical Treatment of Animals (PETA) in 1980 with Alex Pacheco.[1] It is the world's biggest animal rights organization. In 2007 HBO showed a documentary called I Am an Animal: The Story of Ingrid Newkirk and PETA.[2] In 2010 Jezebel called Newkirk 'The Worst Person in the World'.[3]

Ingrid Newkirk in 2007

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  1. "Ingrid Newkirk: 'It's bizarre to kill animals for a sandwich'". The Independent. 17 November 2013.
  2. "I Am an Animal: The Story of Ingrid Newkirk and PETA" – via www.imdb.com.
  3. Sauers, Jenna. "Ingrid Newkirk Is The Worst Person In The World". Jezebel.