Atlanta, GA: Distinguished Speaker Series Presents “An Afternoon with Dr. Jane Goodall” at Georgia State University
Dr. Jane Goodall, DBE, founder of the Jane Goodall Institute and UN Messenger of Peace, will bring her audience into the world of the chimpanzees and share information about the work of the Institute, a global leader in innovative conservation, environmental and humanitarian programs. She will also discuss the current threats facing the planet and her reasons for hope in these complex times.
In addition, Dr. Goodall will speak about Jane Goodall’s Roots & Shoots, the Jane Goodall Institute’s global environmental and humanitarian youth program, which she founded with a group of Tanzanian students 1991. Today, Roots & Shoots connects hundreds of thousands of youth in more than 120 countries who take action to make the world a better place for people, animals and the environment. For more information on Roots & Shoots, please visit http://www.rootsandshoots.org/ .
Dr. Goodall’s lecture will take place at Georgia State University’s Student Center Ballroom on October 8, 2012, at 3:00 p.m.. Doors will open at 2:00 p.m.. A book signing at the ballroom will follow Dr. Goodall’s lecture.
This event is open to students, faculty, staff and the public. Please contact Georgia State University for more information.