Cynthia Dent is the Global Field Manager for Humane Society International.
Ms. Dent, who joined HSI in 2004, was instrumental in laying the groundwork for the first initiatives of the office as a program coordinator. Eventually, she became responsible for the development and implementation of a wide range of programs focused on animal welfare.
Recently, Ms. Dent has been working with the Costa Rican government to combat dogfighting and puppy mills.
As part of her regular responsibilities in her former position as Regional Director for HSI/Latin America, Ms. Dent liaised with government representatives in Central American countries in order to improve protection for farm animals, wildlife including marine mammals, and cats and dogs.