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Mission: The Jane Goodall Institute’s mission is to inspire and empower people to take informed, compassionate action to make the world a better place for people, animals and the environment. 


JGI International Advisory Council

Rick Barongi
Candice Bergen
Keely Shaye Brosnan
Pierce Brosnan
Joan Brown Campbell
Yvon Chouinard
Whoopi Goldberg
Jonathan Granoff
Angelina Jolie
Richard Leakey

Wangari Maathai (in memoriam)
Thomas Mangelsen
Steven Rockefeller
John Simpson
Jeff Wald
E.O. Wilson
Paul Winter
James D. Wolfensohn
Richard Wrangham
Mohammed Yunus


JGI-USA Senior Management

Jane Goodall, Ph.D., DBE
UN Messenger of Peace

Mary Humphrey
Chief Executive Officer, JGI-USA

Chris Fanning
Vice President, Finance

Anna Gibson
Vice President, Development and Marketing

JGI-USA Board of Directors


Dr. Jane Goodall, DBE

Katherine Berger

Brian Graff

Addison Fischer
Vice Chair

Donald Kendall

John Silver

George Macricostas

Beth Stevens


Leadership Team

Jane Goodall, Ph.D, DBE
Founder, the Jane Goodall Institute &
UN Messenger of Peace

In July 1960, Jane Goodall began her landmark study of chimpanzee behavior in what is now Tanzania. Her work at Gombe Stream would become the foundation of future primatological research and redefine the relationship between humans and animals.

Annual Report and Financials

We seek to uphold the highest standards of fiscal accountability, transparency and governance.



About JGI

Our Mission
Founded by renowned primatologist Jane Goodall, the Jane Goodall Institute is a global nonprofit that empowers people to make a difference for all living things. Our work builds on Dr. Goodall’s scientific work and her humanitarian vision. Specifically, we seek to:

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JGI News and Highlights

Featured Video

Jane: A Snapshot

Watch this new video from National Geographic which highlights Dr. Goodall's life and legacy.

Featured Video

Featured Video

Saving Chimps From Snares (Graphic Images)!

This is the story of Mugu Moja, a young juvenile chimpanzee.