Rancho Mirage, CA: An Evening with Jane Goodall

Feb 23 2011

7:30 p.m.

On February 23, 2011, Dr. Goodall will give a keynote speech as part of the Rancho Mirage Speakers Series. Other speakers featured in the 2011 series include Joe Klein and Anna Quindlen.

2010 marked a monumental milestone for the Jane Goodall Institute (JGI) and our founder. Fifty years earlier, Dr. Goodall, who is today a world-renowned primatologist, conservationist and UN Messenger of Peace, first set foot on the shores of Lake Tanganyika, in what is now Tanzania’s Gombe National Park. The chimpanzee behavioral research she pioneered there has produced a wealth of scientific discovery, and her vision has expanded into a global mission to empower people to make a difference for all living things.

In her speech, Gombe and Beyond: The Next 50 Years, Dr. Goodall will reflect—both personally and professionally—on the meaning of the past five decades, the extraordinary changes the world has seen since 1960, and the impact these changes have had on people, animals and the environment we all share. In addition, she will discuss the role we must all play over the next 50 years to ensure a better future for generations to come.

A book signing will follow the speech. Dr. Goodall’s books, JGI merchandise and memberships will be available for sale on site.

Please note that ticketing for this event is handled by the venue and not JGI.

 

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