Alice Macharia channels her insights and passion with a purpose of improving people’s lives and protecting the planet we call home. In her role as the Vice-President of Africa Programs with the Jane Goodall Institute (JGI), Alice leads the implementation of the Africa Programs Strategy, which seeks to conserve chimpanzees across their range while living in peaceful coexistence with their neighboring human communities. Alice has over 15 years of progressive experience in project design and implementation, grant administration, and program management of integrated conservation and development programming in Africa. During her career, Alice has championed integration of population, health, and environment and served as an evaluator of the Elinor Ostrom Award on Collective Governance of the Commons. Alice has an MA in Sustainable International Development from Brandeis University, an MA in Geography from Miami University, and a BS in Geography from the University of Nairobi.