Jane Goodall - Speaker
Dr. Jane Goodall, DBE – an incredible woman.
Dr. Goodall’s honours include the French Legion of Honor, the Medal of Tanzania, the 2021 Templeton Prize and Japan’s prestigious Kyoto Prize.
In 2002, Dr. Goodall was appointed to serve as a United Nations Messenger of Peace and in 2003, she was named a Dame of the British Empire.
For more than 30 years, Dr. Goodall has been a champion of awareness about the many threats facing chimpanzees and other environmental crises.
Speaking across the world she imparts her considerable wisdom and her reasons for hope that humankind will solve the problems it has imposed on the earth.
In 1977, Dr. Goodall established the Jane Goodall Institute, continuing the Gombe research. The institution is a global leader in the effort to protect chimpanzees and their habitats and is widely recognised for innovative, community-centered conservation and development programs in Africa.
It also develops and supports Roots & Shoots - a global environmental and humanitarian youth program. Founded with a group of Tanzanian students in 1991, Roots & Shoots is today active in more than 60 countries. Since its inception the program has positively impacted on participants of all ages and from over 100 countries - all of whom take action to make the world a better place for people, animals and the environment.
Politics and Advocacy
Environment + Climate Change