Wendy McGovern

Wendy McGovern

Activist, Podcast Host, Speaker, Writer.

Wendy first got involved in Animal Rights at the age of 17 through anti-vivisection activism with Uncaged Campaigns. Since then she has been involved with diverse grassroots animal advocacy and vegan initiatives. Wendy has also done extensive volunteering with London Wildlife Protection, local rescue and various farmed animal sanctuaries.

Her recent projects include setting up and hosting the Thrive Vegan World podcast, in which she discusses all things animal rights, liberation and veganism with guest activists and academics. Wendy is also the co-host of The Animal Rights Show, which streams regularly on YouTube, and deals with themes and issues relevant to the animal movement.

In 2021 Wendy hosted The National Animal Rights March in London and is a regular speaker at AR events. She is currently focusing on combining her passion for writing with her advocacy. Her new venture into playwriting aims to explore ethical themes through theatrical storytelling.