British born Dame Jane Morris Goodall, DBE, is considered to be the world’s foremost expert on chimpanzees. She is best known for her 55-year 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.
Jane has served on the board of the Nonhuman Rights Project since its founding in 1996.
• Watch an interview with Jane as part of the Human – the movie project