Dame Jane Morris Goodall, DBE

April 3, 1934

Dame Jane Morris Goodall, DBE is a British primatologist, ethologist, anthropologist, and UN Messenger of Peace.Considered to be the world's foremost expert on chimpanzees, Goodall is best known for her 45 years study of social and family interactions of wild chimpanzees in Gombe Stream National Park, Tanzania.She is the founder of the Jane Goodall Institute and the Roots & Shoots program, and she has worked extensively on conservation and animal welfare issues. She has served on the board of the Nonhuman Rights Project since its founding in 1996.