Considered one of the most influential women scientists of the twentieth century. She is an Ethologist at the University of Cambridge, who since the 60s has conducted an extensive fieldwork, which do not stop to amaze all the environmental and conservation community. Jane’s work has focused on the study of behavior and many other aspects in chimpanzees’ life (among several other species), that work has been extended and improved thanks to the work of the researchers from the Jane Goodall Institute and the multiple audiovisual productions, especially those carried out with National Geographic.
The impact of her work has transcended the barriers of research, successfully promoting the protection of different ecosystems and bringing the message of need to change the lifestyle of human beings for more sustainable and kind practices to the environment. These achievements have made Jane earn over 100 international awards, including the Prince of Asturias Award, the title "Dame of the British Empire", the Benjamin Franklin Medal in Life Science, the UNESCO Gold Medal, among others.