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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.

Elle India Exclusive: Dr Jane Goodall, our May cover star, in conversation with Livia Firth

Eco-Age co-founder and creative director Livia Firth chats to the ever-inspiring Dr Jane Goodall, DBE on the resilience of nature, hope in the indomitable human spirit and how this pandemic is an opportunity to start over. Livia is a long-time associate and supporter of Roots & Shoots and was the prestigious judge of our UK Trashion […]

Dr Jane’s 2020 UAE visit – phew what a week!

We were delighted that in early 2020, and luckily, just before the Pandemic took hold, Dr Jane managed to attend her annual UAE visit. The few days she spent there, were packed with events, lectures, book signings, meetings and of course our landmark Roots & Shoots Awards! A glimpse of Dr Jane’s schedule: Dr Jane […]

Our new official sponsor – Montessori

We are proud to announce that, owing to a very successful collaboration, Montessori have now signed up to a further three years as the major sponsor of the Roots & Shoots programme.  A very special thank you to their CEO Leonor Stepjic and a warm welcome to all their team.  We look forward to an […]

A Standing Ovation for Dr Jane at the Durrell Institute of Conservation and Ecology Lecture

On the 25th February, Dr Jane Goodall gave the 2020 DICE Lecture on “Gombe and beyond: chimpanzees, conservation and change“. She talked about her life and career.  From her early love of nature to her ground-breaking research on chimpanzees in Tanzania, subsequent conservation work and the Roots & Shoots programme to empower young people to […]

Dr. Goodall’s 2020 Commencement Address

Congratulations Class of 2020! As you face the challenges of this ‘unprecedented Spring’,  Jane Goodall, DBE, founder of the Jane Goodall Institute and UN Messenger of Peace shares her excitement for your future. Enjoy this virtual commencement speech to honor your achievements.  Together, we will build a better world for people, other animals and the […]