Michele Raffin was a high-tech executive, venture-capital consultant, and writer before deciding to devote her time to saving animals. Her books include Love That Lasts, The Good Nanny Book, and The Birds of Pandemonium. A lifelong animal lover, she was the cochair of the Board of
Directors of a large humane society for ﬁve years and served on the
board of a companion bird rescue organization. Her passion for
conservation and protection of the natural world is focused on saving
bird species from extinction. Raffin holds degrees from Tufts
University and Stanford University School of
Business, and she has also won a gold
medal at the Pan-American Masters’ weightlifting games.