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Author: Chief Agent Georgovska

I am the Assistant to the Executive Director for Education of the Jane Goodall Institute, and am based at the JGI London office.

Jane Goodall’s Roots & Shoots UAE Newsletter Summer 2021

Dear Roots & Shoots Members, It’s hard to believe that fifteen months on we are still living with a Global Pandemic. This has been equivalent to running a hypothetical ‘marathon’ in terms of resilience, strength, resourcefulness, application, optimism and hope. It has been a roller coaster ride for all, and an indescribable dark period for […]

Jane Goodall’s Roots & Shoots Newsletter Summer 2021

Dear Roots & Shoots Members, It’s hard to believe that fifteen months on we are still living with a Global Pandemic. This has been equivalent to running a hypothetical ‘marathon’ in terms of resilience, strength, resourcefulness, application, optimism and hope. It has been a roller coaster ride for all, and an indescribable dark period for […]

Our Global Awards 2021

With 2021 marking the 30th Roots & Shoots Anniversary, it was not enough to celebrate locally, we had to go global with so many of you working hard all over the World. If you are interested in getting involved and nominated, just keep on posting your amazing activities on our website and you never know, […]

Welcoming our new CEO

We are delighted to announce that Corinna McShane joined the Jane Goodall Institute UK as CEO in May 2021, covering all aspects of our work from supporting community led conservation projects and chimpanzee sanctuaries in Africa, to empowering young people to become compassionate changemakers through our Roots & Shoots school programmes in the UK and […]

Our first ever VIRTUAL Celebration Awards 2021

The last 14 months have been challenging and unpredictable!  But, despite the uncertainty we have soldiered on bravely – educating, inspiring and taking action! As 2021 marked Jane Goodall’s Roots & Shoots 30th Anniversary, there was much to celebrate. Hosted by our partners at New York University Abu Dhabi and in the presence of Dr […]

Join up to our Climate Action initiative: Race to Zero Project and Win Big!

Our planet is under pressure. So are the generations who inherit it. It’s time to invest in climate solutions by and for emerging leaders, inspired by Count Us In and the United Nation’s COP26 Race to Zero. Leading up to COP26, we will grow a diverse community of young innovators tackling climate action! In partnership with Climate Action: Race […]

Darwin 200 Voyage – our amazing summer expedition!

The DARWIN200 UK Voyage is intended to offer the Roots & Shoots team members the opportunity to gain first-hand experience studying wildlife and undertaking conservation surveys. The future protection of wildlife across the globe depends directly upon empowering and inspiring the next generation, and transferring skills so that tomorrow’s conservationists can study, understand and conserve […]

Dr Jane at the Sofia Science Festival, Bulgaria

On the 15th May, Dr Jane gave a talk at the 2021 Sofia Science Festival on the topic “Why I have hope for a better tomorrow”. She spoke about her early years in Gombe; the challenges she faced; the amazing chimpanzees and why we must protect our closest animal relative; the damage that humans have […]