Delia Grace is an epidemiologist and veterinarian with more than 20 years' experience in developing countries. She graduated from several leading universities and currently leads research on zoonoses and foodborne disease at the International Livestock Research Institute (ILRI) based in Nairobi, Kenya. Her research interests include food safety, emerging diseases, gender studies, and animal welfare. Her career has spanned the private sector, field-level community development and aid management, as well as research. She has lived and worked in Asia, west and east Africa and authored or co-authored more than 100 peer-reviewed publications as well as training courses, briefs, films, articles and blog posts.