Agents of Change
Renowned primatologist Jane Goodall was the guest of honour at the Hope for Wildlife gala dinner hosted by Project C:Change, the Elephant Society and the Jane Goodall Institute Hong Kong at the Island Shangri-La. She was joined by Daniel Ole Sambu, a Maasai tribesman and conservationist who attended on behalf of Kenya’s Big Life Foundation. The evening, which built on the success of the Out of Africa gala dinner of the previous year, was emceed by artist and activist Sean Lee-Davies, the founder of Project C:Change. Sean hosted a fireside chat with Jane and Daniel, and guests were treated to a moving rendition of Michael Jackson’s Heal The World by Grammy-nominated African-American singer Howard McCrary and the Hong Kong-based Vienna Boys Choir Academy Concert Choir. A live auction and raffle raised HK$1.5 million for the Jane Goodall Institute, the Big Life Foundation and the David Sheldrick Wildlife Trust for Elephants.