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Paul Shapiro

Paul Shapiro


Clean Meat

Sacramento County, CA

Paul Shapiro is an accomplished writer and author. He recently published the literary tell-all about clean eating, entitled "Clean Meat: How Growing Meat Without Animals Will Revolutionize Dinner and the World."





Clean Meat: How Growing Meat Without Animals Will Revolutionize Dinner And The World


Whereas our ancestors domesticated wild animals into livestock, today we’re beginning to domesticate their cells, leaving the animals out of the equation. And the story Paul Shapiro tells of this Second Domestication is anything but tame.


The George Washington University

Bachelor's Degree, Peace Studies and Conflict Resolution

Paul Shapiro focused on a degree that could offer flexibility in skills that apply in many different industries. His ability to professionally handle any situation, and his dedication to entrepreneurship made this the perfect degree for Shapiro. He's now able to use this degree within his career as an Author, as he is able to speak to many different audiences effectively.

The Humane Society of the United States

Vice President of Policy Engagement

Compassion Over Killing

Founder & Campaigns Director

In 1995, Paul Shapiro founded Compassion Over Killing as a high school club, building it into a national organization over the next decade. While there, Paul conducted undercover investigations and directed campaigns that stopped false advertising on egg cartons, generated national headlines about abuses in agribusiness, and more.

The Humane Society of the United States

Vice President of Farm Animal Protection

As the VP of farm animal protection for The Humane Society of the United States, the world’s largest animal protection organization, Paul Shapiro was fortunate to work with some of the most amazing advocates for animals he's ever known. Paul spearheaded legislative initiatives to prevent farm animal abuse.

Are We Doing More to Protect Aliens than Life on Earth? | Paul Shapiro | TEDxUniversityofBaltimore

Paul Shapiro exposes the stark contrast between the effort we put into preserving life in outer space, and that of our own ecosystems. This talk was given at a TEDx event using the TED conference format but independently organized by a local community.

We Are Better than How We Treat Animals | Paul Shapiro | TEDxSunValley

Animal advocate Paul Shapiro asserts that we’re in the midst of a cultural revolution in which we’re better aligning our treatment of animals with the values of compassion we already hold. The old view—that animals are here solely for us—is being replaced by a new view: that animals are here with us.

Clean Meat: The Clean Energy of Food | Paul Shapiro | TEDxSouthLakeTahoe

Since the dawn of Homo sapiens, animals have satiated our species’ desire for meat. But with our growing population and global demand for animal products increasing, raising such huge numbers of animals for food poses serious challenges. But, what if we could have our meat and eat it too? Enter clean meat—real meat, grown without animals.

Paul Shapiro | Multimedia

The Beef Industry’s Beef

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Everyday Ways We Can Help the World

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