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About Ondine Sherman

Ondine Sherman is the Co-founder and Managing Director of Voiceless, the animal protection institute. 

She is the author of Vegan Living: A simple guide to a cruelty-free, healthy plant-based life (2020) and YA fiction, the Animal Allies Series, with Pantera Press: Sky (new edition, 2019), Snow (2019) and Star (2021).  Ondine’s memoir, The Miracle of Love was published in 2013 with Murdoch Books and recounts her journey with her identical twin boys with severe disabilities (MCT8 disorder).

Ondine is currently a PhD candidate at the University of Sydney, in the fields of sociology and Critical Animal Studies. She is Editor of Animail, the magazine of the Australasian Animal Studies Association (AASA).  Ondine is a Director of Thrive Philanthropy. 


Ondine holds a BA in Communications and an MA in Environmental Studies from Macquarie University.

A life-long animal advocate, Ondine is passionate about promoting respect and compassion for all creatures.


Growing up in Sydney, Ondine now lives near Tel Aviv with her husband and three children. Her mischievous street cats, loyal dogs and rescue chickens and rabbits all keep her extraordinarily entertained.

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