Senior Analyst, Social Justice, Pets for Life, The Humane Society of the United States
Gabrielle Chapman is the former Executive Director of Call to Action for Racial Equality, West Virginia’s first professional statewide racial equity coalition. As HSUS’ Senior Analyst Social Justice with the Pets for Life (PFL) program, Gabrielle will lend her skill set to facilitate complex conversations ranging from criminal justice reform to racial and economic justice in the animal welfare world. In addition, she will spearhead a new Diversity, Equity, and Inclusion initiative within the PFL Program. She is a current 2018–2019 Soros Justice Fellow with the Open Society Foundation and serves as a Board of Director for West Virginia’s Center on Budget and Policy and West Virginia Women's Health Center. Chapman holds a BS in Applied Biology from Russell Sage College. During her college years, she interned at the U.S. Department of Defense, was an assistant with Sage College’s Collegiate Science and Technology Entry Program, and volunteered with the American Friends Service Committee. Gabrielle’s happy place is with her dog and horse, Gracie and Tex.