An Evening with Noted Primatologist and Conservationist Dr. Jane Goodall, DBE
September 17, 2014
Dr. Jane Goodall is a legendary primatologist, best known for her study of chimpanzee behavior in what is today’s Gombe National Park. Dr. Goodall’s research became a foundation for future study in the field of primatology, redefining the relationship between humans and animals. In 1977, Dr. Goodall founded the Jane Goodall Institute, a global organization supporting the research at Gombe as well as community-centered conservation efforts in Africa. In 2002, Dr. Goodall was appointed to serve as a United Nations Messenger of Peace because of her work with Roots & Shoots, her youth program, and in 2003, she was named a Dame of the British Empire (DBE) for her service to conservation and the environment. Jane will speak about her new book, on her work, threats facing chimpanzees, other environmental crises and how each one of us can help make the world a better place for all living things.