Jane Goodall - Named by her biographer as “the woman who redefined man,” Jane changed the perceptions of the connections between primates and people. Born in 1937, she traveled to Tanzania at the age of 23 to enter the world of the chimpanzee bringing little more than a notepad and binoculars. With patience, she was able to enter the world of the chimpanzee, be accepted as one of them, and learn more than ever imagined.
Mother Teresa - Mother Teresa founded the Missionaries of Charity, a Catholic order of nuns dedicated to helping the poor. Begun in Calcutta, India, the Missionaries of Charity grew to help the poor, the dying, orphans, lepers, and AIDS sufferers in over a hundred countries. Mother Teresa's selfless effort to help those in need has caused many to regard her as a model humanitarian.
Jane Goodall 1934- PRIMATOLOGIST AND CONSERVATIONIST Fifty years ago she began studying chimpanzee families at the Gombe Stream National Park in Tanzania — and in the process taught us much about our own. Roots & Shoots, her environmental organization for kids, has tens of thousands of participants — a new generation ready to protect wild things and their habitats.
MAHATMA GANDHI - revered by over a billion Indian citizens and peace loving people the world over. His life was an example of what peaceful negotiations can achieve and as such he has become the figure head for morality and patience. Well educated and with a sharp mind, Gandhi led India to independence from British rule. In the photo above he is seen with Pandit Nehru a day before they were arrested for their peaceful protests.