Jane Goodall: Girlhood Hero

Ever since I was 5 year old, my hero was Jane Goodall. Jane Goodall is an ethologist, meaning she studies animal behaviour. In particular, she studied chimpanzees in the wilds in Africa. As a little girl I watched National Geographic films about her,...

Girl in the Mist

Long before she was honored with a Google doodle the famous primatologist Dr. Dian Fossey was a little girl who loved animals. Dian Fossey was born in San Francisco, California on January 16, 1932. Her parents divorced when she was 6, and she was raised in...

31 Heroines of March 2010: Jane Goodall

To celebrate Women’s History Month, we invite people to submit their girlhood heroines for the Heroines Quilt Project. Read about Jane Goodall!

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