As CEO of Unicorn Goods, Cayla oversees the overall vision and strategy of the company. She co-founded Unicorn Goods in 2014. She is a Social Impact Fellow through the University of Pennsylvania’s Center for Social Impact Studies as a member of the 2016 Global Social Impact House. She graduated cum laude and Phi Beta Kappa as an Ingram Scholar from Vanderbilt University, having previously attended Phillips Exeter Academy. Read more about Cayla at caylamackey.com.
“The greatness of a nation and its moral progress can be judged by the way its animals are treated.” - Gandhi
“If you eat further down on the food chain, rather than animals, which have produced many greenhouse gasses, and used much energy in the process of growing that meat, you can actually make a bigger contribution in that way than just about anything. So that, in terms of individual action, is just about the best thing you can do.” - Dr. James Hansen, NASA Climatologist
"I shall pass this way but once; any good that I can do or any kindness I can show to any human being; let me do it now. Let me not defer nor neglect it, for I shall not pass this way again." - Etienne de Grellet, Quaker Missionary
“People want to be good, but the pressures of life can lead us adrift, causing us to stray from our best selves. Without realizing it, we can act in ways that are misaligned with our better angels. We forget to live a life of compassion, we fail to appreciate the importance of empathy in the world, and we overlook humane principles on a day-to-day basis… Certainly the vast majority of us would prefer to live kindly rather than cruelly…” – Gene Baur, author of Living the Farm Sanctuary Life, founder of Farm Sanctuary
"The question is no, Can they reason? nor, Can they talk? but, Can they suffer?" - Jeremy Bentham, An Introduction to the Principles of Morals & Legislation, 1789
"You cannot get through a single day without having an impact on the world around you. What you do makes a difference, and you have to decide what kind of difference you want to make." - Jane Goodall