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Ann Ramsey

Founder, Fiona Animal Refuge

Fellow, Society of Fellows, SOF/Heyman, Columbia University (1991–1992)

Ann Ramsey received her PH.D. from Columbia University. She retired from academic life to pursue her love of rock climbing and yoga dance. Ann divides her time between the Shwangunks of New York and El Potrero Chico Mexico. Determined to help the street dogs of Hidalgo, the Fiona Animal Refuge fulfills her lifelong dream to build a kinder, gentler world.